I couldn’t believe how happy Zoe was to see Noah when she opened the door tonight–she was absolutely glowing and excited to see him. It *completely* threw Noah off–he was already a little awkward and nervous (they haven’t seen each other in a long time!), and the intensity of her gaze just made him all the more nervous–
It was so cute 🙂
I couldn’t help it, and I giggled too–I knew exactly what was going on, and all I could think was ‘there is no way in hell Noah is ready for his first kiss. He might be interested, but he’s way too shy to take the plunge.”
And the look on his face, looking at Zoe’s loving gaze, was enough to get me giggling–
He had this deer in headlines look ‘don’t get too close to me–don’t don’t don’t–‘ and she had this ‘I’m soooo happy to see you, you’re just as cute as I remembered!!’
I always thought the two of the them were little love birds, but now that they’re getting closer to the other side of puberty, being a love bird has an entirely new meaning 😬.
It was really really sweet–I really hope Noah doesn’t blow it by being too antisocial 🙄. Noah doesn’t realize it yet, but he needs Zoe. He’s so lucky to have her in his life. He’s going to need her.
(And I hope she doesn’t come on too strong, though I don’t think she will because Sabrina wouldn’t allow it, because Noah is *not* ready for anything, lol–he was overwhelmed enough just by her face when she opened the door, and Noah–who stayed back on the sidewalk at a distance–was already feeling overwhelmed by her super strong ‘I’m sooo happy to see you’ gaze–
In spite of it all, I couldn’t help but smile and laugh, and Zoe noticed that and smiled at me too–she’s a smart whipper snapper–she knew that I knew that she has a serious crush on Noah–
(Crush probably isn’t even the right word, because crush sounds superficial or fleeting–the feeling she has is a bond, the kind made out of steel–)
I really hope it all goes good tonight, because I think Noah will always be okay in life as long as he has Zoe as a friend–I know she’s going to look out for him, and she’ll even get her super smart friends to help Noah one day too if it’s necessary–