115. The Way to a Man’s Heart…
He was her university teacher. He was smart,
, and had a great sense of humor. And
was rather good-looking, too. The fact was, she
fallen in love with him. She sensed that
might like her. She had caught him looking
her more than once. What to do?
end of the semester, she waited till all
other students had left. She said she had
gift for him. He said that was very
of her. Then he looked around for a
package. Where was the gift, he asked. She
it was still at the store. She would
him up and take him there that Saturday,
that was okay with him.
She picked him
at the Starbucks near his apartment. He was
the mystery. He asked her: Was it an
clock so that he wouldn’t be late for
? Was it teaching materials, like markers and erasers?
new briefcase? An extra ink cartridge for his
for when he printed handouts? She said that
They got to the mall and
into Nordstrom’s. “I hope it isn’t a suit,”
joked. “I never wear suits.”
“No, it isn’t.
it’s something that you always wear with a
“A tie? Why would I wear a tie
I never wear suits?”
“Not a tie, silly,”
said, as they walked into the shoe department.
had noticed that he always wore the same
of shoes in class. She had guessed that
wore size 11, and had picked out a
two-tone casual model by Clark. She hoped that
would like the shoes as much as she
. The shoes fit perfectly, and he did like
. When they left the store, he offered her
hand, and they walked out to her car
in hand. She was tingling. “Let me at
buy you dinner,” he suggested as they got