Skinny Dipping

He followed her deeper in the woods. Another tree branch slapped at him. Ahead he noticed her picking a thorn out of her knuckles while she still walked. He shook his head. She got him out here by referring to him as a “city boy.”

Which he was. Born and raised in a borough of New York City, but when she wanted to hike out in the mountains he balked.

She teased.

He caved.

They finished their downhill climb and found a beautiful secluded alcove with a small waterfall flowing into a little pool. She turned to look back at him and grinned.

“Wasn’t this worth the hike?” She turned and started removing her clothing.

He smiled slightly at his wife. That was what he came here for.

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