Erin's Story Chapter 1
"Jesus Christ!" Rene exclaimed breathlessly.
The Styrofoam cup of coffee slid from her fingers, splattering warm liquid across expensive Ferragamo heels in the process. Paying no heed to the mess, the tall red-head dashed from the room to find her friend and partner.
Rene found Erin right where she knew she'd be at her desk logging the day's sales receipts into the company computer.
Finishing Touch was the fine jewelry business that Erin and Rene started together right out of college. Despite her tacky choices in clothing (which she currently demonstrated with a bright pink blouse and leopard print Spandex slacks) Rene was a true artist when it came to designing elegant pieces of jewelry. Erin was in charge of turning the designs into actual product. The calluses on her fingers were proof of the many hours she toiled over shaping precious metals and setting expensive gem stones.
"Erin, you have to see this," Rene gasped from the open door.
Barely sparing a glance from her work E