The Countryside

They took a drive to the country.  She asked, “What are we doing out in the boondocks’?”

“Just be patient,” he replied.

“It really is beautiful this time of year.  Finally seeing all this green after such a long winter makes me want to capture it forever,” she said while holding her phone up, to take a picture.  “But you’re going too fast,” she said with a little laugh.

In a short distance he slowed the car and turned up a gravel drive.  “We are here,” he announced.

“Oh, this is a beautiful little place!  Who lives here,” she asked?

He removed papers from the glove box and said, “This bucolic setting is now ours.  Happy anniversary dear!”

 

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – bucolic