“Oh my God! Did you see how red Pastor Tom’s face got during his sermon?” “Adultery is sin. Honestly, how are we supposed to make a living if none of the
men want someone different than their wives every now and then.”
“Especially Mark. Melissa is so plain.”
Catherine and Lauren opened the door to the kitchen. They looked from Ms. Betty to Henry.
“Oops,” Catherine said, “Ms. Betty, who’s this handsome man?”
“Who has the pleasure of his company today? Surely not Lucy.” Lauren gave Lucy a disapproving look.
“I’m not staying. Just passing through.” Henry told them.
“Well, that’s a shame.” Lauren said as she finged disappointment.
“Catherine, go get the other girls. Lunch is ready and I want to serve it while it’s hot so our guest can be on his way.” Ms. Betty said.
Lauren sat down next to Henry and eyed him head to toe.
“Why the hurry to just pass thru? Don’t you like our little town?” She asked Henry.
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