April 16, 2007
He knew she loved jewelry. He wished he could give her a diamond as big as the Ritz, but he could only afford a diamond as big as a Motel 6. He worked two jobs to get it, a confession he made only after they were married. Her sister offered to go with him to choose the ring, but he preferred to do it on his own, with the result that he chose one she didnít like. He gave it to her, anxiously, and she smiled and told him she loved it, when inside, she was saying to herself, forever?