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August 6, 2008
Jackie was lost in the rolling hills, but she didn't want to tell Jim she was. He'd start shotgun-driving.

He said, "Do you think we're lost?"

She said, "No, I know where I'm going."

"It's your town."

She turned blindly down another laneway. It looked like it led somewhere. The sun was in the right place, unless they'd already passed the church.

He said, "Why aren't you a bridesmaid?"

She said, "I don't know. We moved away. Now we're back."

"Oh."

Jackie was silent for a moment. Then she said, "I'm just wondering if the rumour is true."

"What rumour?"