Amelia smiled brightly at the sight of her best friend and soul mate,
her amber eyes sparkling happily. Stepping further into the lounge, she
approached her love and rested her hands gently on the shoulders of the
"Good morning, my love." She said softly, coming her fingers through
the chestnut locks of the other woman.
The other turned, rewarding Amelia with a soft smile and a sweet
kiss. "And indeed it is a good one, my darling. Have you plans for the
Amelia's eyes twinkled with a happiness not often seen in her as she
answered, "Only to spend the day with you, Julianna, and nothing more."
Julianna smiled brightly. "Then so it shall be, melamin. What shall
we do? Perhaps a picnic at the lake? Then a late afternoon swim?" Julianna
peered outside through the window, out to the lake that rested not far from
their home, the surface of its clear waters shimmering under the sun's
bright rays. "It has been a while since we have done so, and it is a short
"That sounds lovely, darling! What shall we take? Oh, I must make
sandwiches! And perhaps potato salad; I can make some sweet, iced tea to
take along with us, and." Julianna could not help but be amused by the
excited mood of the beloved as the younger woman rambled on.
Kissing her abruptly, Julianna effectively quieted Amelia. "You
prepare the food darling, and I shall find the basket, blanket, and out
swimming clothes." She smiled as Amelia nodded and, placing a quick kiss on
Julianna's cheek, practically skipped to the kitchen to prepare their
picnic. Julianna smiled after Amelia. Sometimes it amazed her how much love
she could feel for the younger woman to whom her heart was forever devoted.
Pleasant smile still illuminating her visage, Julianna set off to gather
the other necessary materials for the afternoon's picnic.