The last night of their stay was a rainy one. Their tent was proof against the downfall, Joshua had made sure that it would be, but
The farewells the next day were lingering and tearful.
Joshua looked at his wife from the corner of his eye wondering if she was regretting leaving her hometown.
Save for a broken wagon wheel that took Joshua a half-day to repair, the trip north was also fairly uneventful. Joshua was happy to be out of
Joshua and Rosa settled back into the comfortable pattern of their lives. The news…first intuited by Rosa and then confirmed during one of the doctor’s stops in town…that Rosa was with child again only added to their joy.
Joshua was more relaxed during the second pregnancy…at least to a degree. He continued to work as hard as always and tried to hover around