The Biggest Surprise

Our tenth anniversary was going to be April 29, 2005. ¬†Some months earlier, I began planning a surprise trip for Maria. I had given her a series¬†of cryptic hints in the weeks leading up to departure and told her what to pack but she had no idea where we were going, only when. On departure day, we went to Logan and were dropped off at terminal E, International Departures. We went inside and ended up in the line to check in for Paris. "Oh, we're going to France!" she said excitedly. "That's where we start," I replied. The overnight flight brought us to Paris, where we landed in the early…
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