She wore a white dress but decided, as she took one last look in the mirror, that she needed more. Something bright. She saw the vase on the nightstand and grabbed a single orchid. Her fingers trembled as she pinned the purple blossom to her loose braid. Shoes seemed just silly, so she kicked off her sandals and stepped outside. The sand was warm beneath her toes as she walked gingerly toward the shoreline so as not to step on a shell or jagged rock.
When she reached where he stood waiting she uttered simply and with conviction,
This was a challenge by Velvet Verbosity to write a 100 word story based on the word "nervous." Go check out some of the other entries.