By Robyn Carr
They have been most sensible pals on account that 7th grade. yet this summer time, teetering at the threshold of thirty, 4 girls are going to wish one another greater than ever.Cassie has sworn off romance after one more undesirable date. but deep down, she's nonetheless trying to find Mr. endlessly. A long-haired biker does not determine into her plans, so where's the damage in traveling the again roads of Sonoma on a Harley with Walt Arneson?Julie married her highschool sweetheart—who can get her pregnant with a trifling glance—too younger and now wonders how her lifestyles turned all approximately leaky taps and checkbook balances. might be love isn't really sufficient to maintain the most well liked couple in town.Marty's firefighter husband has forgotten all approximately romance, and an past love starts to seem amazing tempting.Beth, a hectic general practitioner trapped in a physique that is betrayed her another time, is turning into a tough sufferer and a secretive friend.Life can switch in an instant…or a summer season. And having previous neighbors to lean on can purely up the possibilities of fortunately ever after.
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You know why? They didn’t get married when they were twelve, they have only one child and she works, that’s why! ” “I’m not finding this funny at all! ” “Listen, you can’t make assumptions about people, about their lives. Who knows what’s going on in their private lives? For all we know, Marty and Joe have fifty-thousand-dollar credit-card bills and a second, third and fourth mortgage. ” Then he rolled his eyes upward. ” “We haven’t planned one single baby,” she whimpered. ” “Really, I’m very upset about this,” she said, pursing her lips, trying for control.
For the rest of the summer, at least, she’d enjoy walking Steve along the river, reading and watching movies and tending her little backyard vegetable garden, which produced tomatoes and lettuce, carrots and enough zucchini to sink a battleship. Julie lived for Cassie’s summer produce. She would work—she loved her work; it defined her. And she would think. Something was wrong with the way she’d been handling this part of her life. So maybe her first choice was to be a wife and mother, but her second option was definitely all right—a career that felt completely right, a decent income, friends she trusted who felt like family even if they really weren’t and pastimes that relaxed and soothed her.
And a cast on his right hand, almost up to his elbow. “Oh, God,” she said, her eyes fixed on the hand. “It’s nothing,” he said. ” Then he grinned. ” “I’m so sorry,” she said. “Don’t be. I wouldn’t have it any other way. Seriously. ” “Oh, brother,” she said, shaking her head. “So. How are you? Besides, um…” “Good. ” “Fine. I’m doing fine.