Restoring Grace

California or Bust

Delia Anne and Walt’s Love StoryDelia Anne and Walt's Love Story

The background love story about Delia Anne Mays, a character in Restoring Grace.

“Grand, I’m home.”

“I’m in the living room. I put a snack for you on the table.”

Viviane put her book bag down and grabbed the celery and peanut butter before moving to the living room. Bring a small plate, she sat down next to Grand on the couch and began to munch.

Grand looked over, surprised to see she was so quiet. Usually, Viviane came in talking about her day or what she had learned in school. “You’re awful quiet this afternoon.”

Viviane only nodded but didn’t speak. Grand waited her out. She’ll talk when she’s ready.

After her snack was gone, Viviane set her plate down and turned to face Grand. “All of the girls are pairing off with boys. It’s crazy at school. I never know who’s dating who or who’s angry at who because of a recent breakup. I’m only in middle school and can’t believe this is happening.”

Grand chuckled, “Only for a few more weeks, and then you’ll be a ninth grader. Plus, you just turned fourteen. It’s that time.”

Viviane started blushing, “Grand. Not the birds and bees talk. That was awful.”

Frowning, Grand thought, It wasn’t that bad. I had pictures and everything!

Ignoring Viviane’s comment, Grand said, “Not everyone can be like your Grandpa and me.”

“OH? You’ve never told me how the two of you met.”

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