Eddie must feel as if he's been on a twenty month audition, because every single time someone new meets him, they give their feedback:
"I love him!"
"What a nice guy."
"He's so smart. I like a man who has goals."
"He fits right in."
I almost expect to hear, "I recommend him for the job" or, "He's hired!"
Eddie has regular fans that actually do go that far, campaigning for him all the way, trying to get him permanently hired. He recently made rounds again, with some new people in the "meet and greet" mix and I have to report; the fervor for Eddie has been especially abundant this week.
"I have to tell you, Ed is one great guy. You can tell him I said so."
"When are you guys getting married?"
"You must have kids - they would be so cute."
and from another ardent fan,
"Don't let him get away."
Oh, I'm not letting him get away anytime soon. Little does he know I have "people" who will find him.
And, if we do get married at some point, I have a gorgeous beach house on Fire Island already reserved. Booked it on Monday.