Darnell and Carmela-Chapter two
Date: 4/15/2018, Categories: Love Stories, Author: mattmoreau, Source: LushStories
while, this beautiful woman would look at me and smile. I couldn't meet her eyes for any length of time; well, I was nervous; I felt like a teenager on his first date. We pulled into the parking lot and Albert let us out of the back seat. We headed inside the semi-darkened, overly cool, bistro. We took a booth against the far wall. A girl approached with menus. "You can order for us this time," said Carmela. I looked askance at her, but she just waited for me to make the decision. "Two burgers, no fries," I said. "Oh, and a couple of light beers." The girl nodded, noted it all down, and disappeared. "Good choices," said Carmela. "I guess you're wondering why I asked you here today." "That would be close to being true," I said. "It's been a while. Months actually. I wondered if you were still around. But, but it's none of my business. I mean I didn't mean . . ." "Please, Darnell, relax. Okay. You're a very special guy to me. You don't have to treat me like I'm queen of the May or something," she said, still smiling all too happily. "Uh, Carmela, you're clearly very successful and I'm just a cook's helper. A good one though, I hasten to add. Plus, you're super beautiful, and if I were any more average than I am, they'd study me," I said. She laughed out loud now. "Yes, you are a very good employee, Darnell. I've gotten the reports. And, as for being average-looking; well, that's in the eye of the beholder. "Darnell, I have left you alone these months because I knew you had to ...