The Long Ride Home

Surprise, surprise…look who’s back on the blog! I’d love to be here today to share tales of adventures across the sea, of long lazy trips around the world or trekking through the jungles looking for long lost treasures to add the little authentic touches to my romances, but alas, I cannot. My absence has more to do with a divorce, a physical move, an emotional exploration and finding love…ahhh, now there is something I can spin a tale about *wink*

A year ago I took a chance and met a man for a drink after work, and if you’ve ever heard the expression, “you could be my long ride home,” it was a feeling that hit me as he sat down next to me that night. Something simply clicked and that “quick” drink after work turned into a 6 hour date that went from bar stools, to a sunset walk along the shore, and ended at a coffee shop over caramel lattes and a fudge brownie.

On the way home, this song came on my favorite country station and matched the beat of my heart as it warmed to the idea that I just might have met someone special…my long ride home. I hadn’t planned or expected to meet anyone that soon into my separation, but sometimes the fates have other plans and put people in your path at times you don’t expect, at times that may even seem like the wrong time.

For the first time in a very long time, I didn’t think, I didn’t try to reason or rationalize…I simply let the moment happen and absorbed it.

I hope he knows what he means to me…Enjoy the song and I’d love to know if you have  a song that reminds you of the moment you knew you found that someone special.

 

About Debora Dennis

A believer in second chances and that time should never be an obstacle to finding love, Debora writes time travels with modern snark and spice! When she's not writing, she's spending time with her family, reading, or trying to figure out a way to get chocolate into every dish she serves.
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4 Responses to The Long Ride Home

  1. Such a beautiful song and story of how you first met. I love that phrase, “long ride home.”

    Congrats on the high-points in your life changes. May they all be high ones from here on out!
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  2. Kinsey says:

    Great song! I don’t have one yet since I’m still waiting to find my one, but I’m glad you shared your journey!

  3. That’s a great meet cute! 🙂 I’ve said it before but I will say it again–I’m so delighted you’ve found such a wonderful love after all that you’ve been through. I wish you every possible happiness.
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  4. Sutton Fox says:

    What a great song. How wonderful that you’ve found happiness amid what had to be an incredibly difficult time. Congrats, lady!!! Wishing you love always. It’s great to see you!

    Our song is Beautiful Mess, by Diamond Rio. 🙂

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