There is a fine line between nervousness and excitement. The two emotions share certain physical manifestations, sweaty palms, jiggly tummy, and sometimes difficulty in swallowing. I've been thinking I am nervous about my upcoming Colorado adventure, but I'm certain that I will benefit from viewing it as sheer unadulterated excitement.
The girl in the scarlet satin dress dragged the toes of her red shoes in the loose gravel of the alley. The bouquet was encased, but not protected by a shiny plastic wrapper and was beginning to droop, reflecting the girl's attitude and absorbing heat from her sweaty palms. Her destination was close and each step she took was slower.