If anything could take her mind off the worry of surrogacy, he could.
Felipa left Carmen at the foot of the stairs, striding off without another word.
Actually, I just got off my shift and thought I'd check in on her.
The neighbors couldn't see into any of their windows, and they were far enough off the main road that the only traffic would be people coming to see them.
It was almost as if he were shutting Felipa off before she could reveal something.
When Alex lowered her to the ground, she jerked her hand free and marched off to the house.
She turned off the light and pulled the covers up.
The words trailed off as Destiny reached for Felipa.
"Hold on before you fall off," Alex snarled.
Carmen carried the basket of eggs to the counter beside the sink and watched as Alex took the lid off the roasting pan.
Her head felt like it could float off her body.
Carmen reached over and flipped off the light.
He nodded, his gaze drifting off in contemplation.
Would it have been better if I had fallen off and broken my neck?
Maybe the effects of the liquor would wear off by morning.
Jonathan knocked a lamp off the table and it shattered.
She had shut Katie off many times when she had tried to tell her things.
They wanted Dad to annul the marriage - even cut off any money for Mom.
I guess that's what they mean by cutting off your nose to spite your face.
A few times she nodded off, but for the most part she was able to stay awake until Alex arrived the next morning with Katie.
I'll be leaving early tomorrow morning to relieve Carmen, so I'll drop you off at Katie's.
He said Destiny's fever had broken and if she continued to improve, they would take the tent off her bed in a few days.
I'll send it off to find out.
"I'll shovel it off somewhere and bury it," she said, following him out to the garage.
"Next Monday," he answered, not taking his eyes off the book he was reading.
She selected an off-the-shoulder lilac colored sun dress that Alex liked.
Carmen climbed off Alex's lap and took Destiny's soft little hand in hers.
Reaching up, she turned off the light and then moved close to him, unbuttoning his shirt.
It poised for a moment and then took a dive off the cliff.
Abruptly, he dropped her hand and turned away, marching off to his car.
The conductor helped her off the car and then the engineer started his train again, so that it puffed and groaned and moved slowly away up the track.
The enemy is advancing to destroy Russia, to desecrate the tombs of our fathers, to carry off our wives and children.
Pierre stood rather far off and could not hear all that the Emperor said.
The assembled nobles all took off their uniforms and settled down again in their homes and clubs, and not without some groans gave orders to their stewards about the enrollment, feeling amazed themselves at what they had done.
At the end of the week the prince reappeared and resumed his former way of life, devoting himself with special activity to building operations and the arrangement of the gardens and completely breaking off his relations with Mademoiselle Bourienne.
Suddenly the strange sound of a far-off whistling and thud was heard, followed by a boom of cannon blending into a dull roar that set the windows rattling.
Set off immediately for Moscow.
Having gone round the corner of the hothouse to the ornamental garden, he saw that the carved garden fence was broken and branches of the plum trees had been torn off with the fruit.
Prince Andrew was somewhat refreshed by having ridden off the dusty highroad along which the troops were moving.
"We'll clear it out for you in a minute," said Timokhin, and, still undressed, ran off to clear the men out of the pond.
Several adjutants galloped off, and an hour later, Lavrushka, the serf Denisov had handed over to Rostov, rode up to Napoleon in an orderly's jacket and on a French cavalry saddle, with a merry, and tipsy face.
When she changed her position so that his left eye could see her face he calmed down, not taking his eyes off her for some seconds.