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  • A long line of cars on the highway to the airport. She couldn’t stay all that time without doing anything. She like her work as an event organizer. There was always a thousand things to do, so many little tassels to fit in the puzzle. The most exciting experience had been the wedding of a surgeon who had requested an extravagant celebration… Almost fit for a surgery room! That’s when she met Gus. She had contacted him through his web page, after her customary florist was unavailable.
    And so they had worked elbow to elbow for a week. He was fun, full of jokes, and never failed to point out her strong French accent. One evening they had met to decide the bride’s bouquet and the flowers to be placed at the entrance of the roofgarden of teh restaurant. They had discussed the color for hours, because the client wanted everything absolutely white, like a hospital. Gus instead wanted to place some color here and there, also because finding so many white flowers, in that season, wasn’t easy. Then they debated about the centerpiece and by that time it was 8.30 in the evening. He had proposed to eat Mexican, she wanted sushi, and they ended up having hummus in the East Village. The next morning she had waken up with Gus, in her bed. They passed the following weekend in his apartment, in Brooklyn. But after the surgeon’s wedding, they lost sight of each other, both to engrossed in new work projects.
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