“Let her be. They are not even heavy. Geez.” As soon as I got up, Wendy picked up the shopping bags on the floor and shoved them in my hands. She eyed me with such disdain as if I were trash.
An employee received better treatment.
After shopping, Wendy was hungry. Then, at that very moment, Lyle called to inform her he was joining us for lunch. My heart skipped a beat because I was not ready to meet him after our big fight.
Like a bad penny, he showed up. As soon as he walked into the restaurant, he went straight to Crystal and sat beside her. I figured he probably didn't see me behind all those shopping bags. He looked genial as he chatted with them. It was his smile that I missed because it once lit up my world.
“Yvonne, call the waiter,” Wendy instructed as she walked to our table.
“Eve?” He turned to me in surprise. It was clear that he didn't notice me at all. “Why are you here? And where were you yesterday?”