While you were goneJessie tilted her head back, letting the late Spring sunlight warm her face. This had always been her favorite time of year, that cusp between the chill of winter and the blazing heat of summer. She smiled as she remembered how her father would tease her that she and Spring shared the same temperament, running hot and cold and full of tempest.More Like This
Her eyes flew open at the voice, still so familiar even after a long absence. She turned and saw Buzz standing just a few feet away. “Hey, Buzz,” she smiled nervously.
“Wow, you look…great,” he swallowed hard.
“Thanks, you do, too. Back on terra firma?”
He nodded, “Yes. You probably heard the news about my grandfather.”
“Yes, Woody told me. I’m awfully sorry, Buzz.”
“Thanks; I’m glad he’s not suffering. It was a long road. Anyways,” he cleared his throat, “he left