Amman awakes during the night to find that her husband was
not in their bed. She puts m her robe and goes down stairs tn
lank far him. She finds him sitting at the kitchen table with a cup
of coffee in front him. He appears deep in thought, just staring at
the wall. She watches as he wipes a tear from his eye and takes a
sip of coffee.
What' s the matter, dear?" she whispers as she steps into the rknm.
Why are you dawn here at this time of night?"
The husband looks up, "Do you remember 20 gears ago when we
were dating, and you were only 1??"
he asks solemnly. The wife is touched thinking her
husband is so caring and sensitive. "Yes, I do," she replies.
The husband pauses. The wards are not coming easily. " gnu
remember when gnu father caught us in the back seat of my car?"
Yes, I remember," sags the wife, lowering herself into a chair
beside him. The husband continues..." you remember when he
shoved a shotgun in my face and said, "Either you marra mg
daughter, I will send you tonail for 20 years".
I remember that dnn", she replies softly. He wipes another tear
from his cheek and sags... "I would have gotten out today!"