This snippet celebrates the decision this week by the US Supreme Court that marriage between two people of the same sex must be legal throughout the USA!
It is about time!!!
Let there be rejoicing throughout the land.
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It had been almost a year since Solomon had visited at Oxford, complimented Mary Anne on a wonderful stew, got caught up-to-date on the university gossip, the latest theatre talk.
Now he could see Michael again in Prague – a new setting – and he wondered what it would be like. Would she be with him? Would he still have to pretend to be just a friend, a fellow teacher off to seek information about this new idea of teaching girls and to introduce his star pupil to college?
He had to get over this, lay the memories to rest, maybe find someone in a neighboring town who could be discrete. Or maybe he and Michael could just stay in Prague.
Oh, this was crazy thinking. He stood up slowly, walked out his door and looked at the stars. He remembered the eclipse he and Michael had watched once from the Themes. An amazing night. He walked back into his house and made sure he had the ivory pipe that he knew Michael would like.