The next morning, Susie woke far too early again. She got dressed, grabbed her notebook, and took the long way to Chuck’s café, savoring this new feeling and this moment in her life. It still felt like a beginning. And it felt good.
At 8:00 A.M., she walked into the café. And there was Highground chatting with Chuck behind the counter. They both greeted her with big smiles, and Highground strolled over, waving her to a table up front where they could see the water.
“How are you doing this morning?” Highground wanted to know as they sat down.
“Oh, Mr. Highground. Great, just great!”
That pleased Highground tremendously. “I can see the transformation happening before my eyes. You are hardly the same woman I met three ...