When she arrived she spotted him immediately, he had found a cool quiet place to sit and was busy typing on his phone .
She walked to his table and said hi, for a moment she was worried but when he looked up at her, he was grinning from ear to ear.
She didn’t have to be told. She took her bag off her shoulder about to sit down when he stood up and swept her in his arms.
He whispers gently in her ear ” God has done it again ”
She mouthed an amen and made a mental note to dance so much in church that the drama and choreography ministry will recruit her.
They sat down and he told her all about it , he knew she loved details and he did not leave any out.
It had been a few months since the confirmation for his sandwich PhD , it came with a full scholarship with travel allowance , that meant he could spoil Nana Ama on their honeymoon.
He remembered he had to meet Nana Ama , they were scheduled to have a discussion with the wedding planner .
He knew this was going to be a quick one, because his wife to be was so organized it amazed him and sometimes even secretly annoyed him.
He was not wrong. Just as the planner was going on about how you had to be specific to get exactly what you want, she took out her notebook ,she had cuttings,notes ,descriptions…
He was distracted momentarily
When he heard her sadly saying ‘okay let’s stick to artificial flowers..’
He wanted to tell her not to worry and that just marrying her was great.
He heard that sad tone again when she asked ” so the bow on the chair back without the chair is 10 cedis? ”
She decided to leave out the bows and asked him if they could reduce their guests from 400 to 250.
He really just wanted to tell her that they getting married was already a dream come true and…
Though he knew she was passing his last test, but he still had to wait for the right time to let all the cats out of the bag.