A loaf of bread,
a jug of wine, and well, you know the rest of the story-sort of. It hasn't come to that point yet. Hey we've only known each
other a short time. He's just starting to make a habit of taking me out to dinner, to the beach, and pretty much driving Angie
even for 'sarge' not to drool over him and she even found things she needed to ‘inform’ him of, just so she could
drop down to his office and gaze at him. It got the point that Nelson asked Lee what he’d been forgetting to read, sign,
etc. and if he was overwhelmed with all the paperwork. After all, he’d hired Lee to be Seaview’s Captain, not
a file clerk.
But when Nelson
discovered that Patricia and Katie had been taking rather long coffee breaks away from their respective employee lounges as
well as Angie to say hello, or to see how well he was fitting in to his new digs, well, the boss shrugged his shoulders and
has learned to live with the fact that his Captain is ‘hot’ and his staff of the female gender were simply going
to take advantage of it. As long as the work still gets done on time, he’s not going to make an issue of it.
As for Lee, well,
the weird thing is, he knows he’s appealing. After all, he’s been cute all his life, but he doesn’t flaunt
it. Much, anyway. I can’t believe he doesn’t know the lure of those lowered eyelashes or that pleading puppy look
like when he wanted just ‘one more’ cookie.
some for the weekly staff meeting. But that ‘one more’ cookie turned into ‘no more left’ for Morton.
I believe he must have received one of the XO’s noted glares for Lee later returned to work the next Monday with some
homemade brownies for his XO. Okay, so they were a bit on the burnt side, but
he’d tried, he really had, to appease his second in command’s tummy.
And Morton, well,
he was embarrassed that he’d made a fuss, if silent, and the two tried to down the brownies in their coffee and finally
gave up. Morton told him, ‘Don’t give up your day job, sir’, and then told him if he wanted to offer him
brownies, ask his girlfriend (and pointed to me) to make them, even if they were from a box. (Lee used one of those only
add water mixes. Still one must know how to read and follow directions.) In his own defense, he’s a sub commander, not
And nobody, but
nobody in hearing, which was just about everyone, objected to the term 'girlfriend' applied to me. Not even Angie. Perhaps
she’ll keep her paws to herself now. But I doubt it. Lee is simply, well Lee. And quite irresistible.
he gets a few days off in succession, like after a mission. He tends to ‘go native’. A term I use when he goes
unshaven and unkempt.
Oh yes. Irresistible
is my boyfriend Lee.