Short Story: Christmas Angel

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Riding in to work with Rob, Melanie told him how much she loved the decorating of his home. “It was the most fun I have ever had.” Rob told her that "All those decorations, except for the icicle lights, had been my mothers. Having you with us inspired my dad Mel. He has not been willing to put up the decorations since my mom died. So he pulled them out of storage because of you. If I didn 't know better I would think you are one of those Christmas Angels that show up in those Christmas movies on television.” Mel laughed along with Rob because she thought of him as her Christmas Angel and didn 't want to tell him that and embarrass herself letting him know she enjoyed reading romance novels that featured a Christmas Angel. Once at work, …show more content…
Still no one knew she lived at Rob 's house, but she did worry about that coming out and being questioned, and maybe, even mean jokes being made about it which would hurt Rob. Rob had not cut himself off from the people at school like Melanie had. Since he had always been a fan of football he would hang outside the door of his next class talking with other guys about sports and whatever other topic guys discussed. Mel decided ,sometime soon, she was going to ask him just what it was that they laughed and talked about in the corridors between classes. On the other hand... maybe she would not ask. Mel was grinning thinking that it might be a bad thing to ask when Rob came over to the time clock and asked her what was so funny. She blushed and stammered out a "Nothing, nothing at …show more content…
He had usually gotten up early in the mornings, even on the weekend and go out to houses and hold open houses and other real estate events. So she put on a pot of coffee and made some bacon so that she could make him a breakfast burrito when he came down. She had just finished scrambling the eggs when she heard him on the steps. She walked up the kitchen side so that she could intercept him but there was no need he had smelled the bacon and the coffee and was headed her way. "Good morning Mr. Reynolds.” she called out when he saw her on the second step. “Breakfast is

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