During July on my vacation in Spain, a woman told me she came to live in Barcelona from Ecuador because she went there on vacation and, “simply decided not to go back.” Inspiration finds its way to us no matter where we are, doesn’t it?
In this case, I wrote this story while in El Salvador in October. It’s never seen the light of day … until NOW!
First, the photo prompt — thank-you, Renee!
Now, the story.
Mom and Dad came to the wedding — an overseas trip to an open-air house of cement bricks, tiles and a toilet that flushes with a bucket of water.
Sure, Dad could have chided me about leaving a good-paying job, never coming back from vacation from what he called, “a sweat-box with palm trees.” I didn’t tell them what kind of work I have. I don’t have any work. I told Mom and Dad all they REALLY needed to know:
Love happens fast in Central America — just not the part where it happened nine months ahead of schedule!