... forward, not feeling particularly safe, and watched as
the motion sensor lights came on. She breathed a huge sigh of relief when
she felt a hand on her shoulder. She jumped and gasped. She tumbled to the
floor, the high heels she was wearing not helping her balance. She peered
up at the person who had frightened her. "God! Think about what you are
doing!" Ashley said as she rose and wiped her skirt flat. "You don't just
go around." she gazed at the face in front of her, "scaring girls like
that." The last part barely came out. "TJ?" Her breath suddenly didn't come
so easily. He nodded, with a grin on his face that looked like it came
straight from fourth grade. She looked him over carefully, not sure what
she was looking for. br
She lightly brushed the tiny wisp of hair from in front of her face.
"Spinelli! It is so great to see you!" TJ opened his arms to embrace her.
Ashley quickly whipped around, her back to TJ, and said, "It's Ashley to
you." She walked away, her heels clicking on the floor. TJ stood there,
looking and feeling dejected. He watched her beautiful figure sway as she
scampered down the hall. br
Vince parked the car and Gretchen slid out. Vince sprinted around the
hood of their sports car and took her hand. Suddenly he turned, ...