From Riley Adams Hits the Road
Riley picked up the wedding invitation and opened it. “What did Matt and Greg think about Dave picking you to be his best man instead of one of them?”
AJ shrugged. “They were cool with it. I mean, Matt was Greg’s best man so he had his turn and Dave and I were always closer growing up anyway. Mom wasn’t too happy about it. She wanted me to be one of Danielle’s bridesmaids instead.”
Riley raised her eyebrows. “No offense, but you're not exactly bridesmaid material.”
“You're telling me! I think Mom is still holding out some sliver of hope that she’ll see me a dress one day. Hopefully she’ll come around when she sees how amazing I look in that tux.”
“Forget your mom, wait until Artemis sees you in it,” Riley said with a wink.
“Wait until Artemis takes it off me,” AJ shot back, waggling her eyebrows.
“Okay, definitely not sharing a room with you two on this trip.”
“That means you're in then?”
“Sure. I was just thinking I could use a vacation and a trip out to the country sounds great. Plus I want to be there when you inevitably trip walking down the aisle.”
“Not going to happen!” AJ insisted.
“AJ, I’ve seen you trip on the stairs to my office at least once a day. You trip standing still on flat ground.”
“I know! That’s why I’ve been practicing. Darcy taught me some balance exercises she learned when she lived with the monks. Artemis says I’m getting better.”
“Artemis is a nice person and a supportive girlfriend so of course she said that. I’ll believe it when I see it.”
“Care to make a bet? I trip, you win. I make it down the aisle like a normal human, I win.”
“The usual? A bottle of whiskey?”
“You know it.” AJ stuck out her hand and Riley shook