We had some bites on using my engineering ability for consulting but nothing had occurred. We had told Pam that we would call her weekly while we were gone.We had our passports and had reservations for an island for two weeks. We would then fly to England for two more weeks before heading home to Paul and Linda's house. Ours would not be ready for almost another month. We did two more things while getting ready for our wedding. One was to move into our office where Pam was handling everything very well and the other was to close down my studio apartment. We would use the bed in a guest bedroom in our new home along with a few other pieces of furniture from there and from Lisa's bedroom. ‘Come here.’ I walked into his arms, relishing in the heat of his body. We stood that way for a while, my eyes closed, breathing in his scent as he ran his hands up and down my back slowly. ‘Alethea?’ I lifted my head, and his warm hands caressed my cheeks. He cupped my face in those big warm hands and kissed me softly. Brushing my hair out of my face, he ran his fingers through the silky tresses. He kissed the tip of my nose, then grinned. ‘Your nose is cold.’ I looked up at him, the high heels I wore giving me more height. ‘Everything is cold.’ ‘Guess I should do something about that.’ He said seriously, though there was a twinkle in his eyes. Backing me up, he stopped when my legs hit the end of the bed, blankets soft against my bare legs. He kissed me again, just as softly as before. When I didn’t pull away, he deepened the kiss, thrusting his tongue inside my mouth, tangling mine with his. His hands slid down my back and cupped my buttocks, pulling me against him. I could feel.