The call came.
I gathered my things, peeked out the window and saw nothing.
I turned off all the lights, double-checked to make sure the coffee pot was turned off. Turned off the A/C.
I tucked my coat under my arm, despite the 75 degree temps.
I stepped outside, looked left, looked right and there it was.
I do not remember a time when I felt so happy.
Taking a cab to the airport was a first for me. I have always had friends or family drop me off. Or I left my car in the parking garage.
This time however, I was being driven. However, the excitement wasn't for the cab ride, it was the purpose of the ride.
I was being driven to the airport where I would board a plane to a place where the coat was necessary.
To a place where I would box up all the remnants of our life in the Desert.
Where we would drive away from the Desert, for the last time, Together.
To our new home, in
my our little apartment in