Baseball Diamond
By Wakefield Mahon

Hito Nakamuri was a rising star in Japanese baseball. He lived, ate and breathed the sport. He launched his unconventional first date request towards her at 86 miles an hour. Fortunately Karen was a catcher on the softball team one of their shared interests.

After their first fight, the curve in Hito’s 90 mile an hour box of chocolates made Karen question if his apology was sincere. But he had proved himself a million times over since then.

Still, one thing that frightened her more than anything else, his brother warned her that Hito planned to propose at 100 plus.


This entry garned a best use of prompt in the Friday Picture Show.  Big thanks to the judge Rafe B and hostess Jen DeSantis

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