Sitting together on the hill one day, they watched the distant pines buzz in the late summer sun.
“We didn’t bring a pail of water,” said Jacob.
“You shouldn’t,” replied Trish, “the first time you go up a hill together.”
“I guess, I shouldn’t have brought this crown either,” Jacob said nervously.
“No, I think it looks rather smart on you,” she replied.
Do you remember the age before irony? Refreshing, isn’t it?