Such a lovely sunny afternoon she thought, as she leaned against his shoulder. His big strong shoulder that she would rely on for the rest of her life, and she sighed with contentment. He felt her there, and her confidence in him made his heart calm as he felt fulfilled with her.
This was the start. The ceremony at the Justice of the Peace office was unadorned except for his small gift to her of violets. It wasn’t the fanfare most people choose to join together for a lifetime, but it suited them.
Their bond of love was just beginning.