It was a delicious meal, enjoyed by almost all. When I glanced at Marie she looked uncomfortable and I had to excuse ourselves to take her back to the apartment. I’m not sure what every one thought about our quick exit. Our thanks were expressed as was regret we had to leave so suddenly. There may have been speculation that Marie was pregnant. I felt very sure that wasn’t the problem as we were taking measures to delay a couple years until we were more settled and could afford a baby. However, it evolved that it was longer than that before we were able to have our first child
* Taken from "Which Road Should I Follow?, Volume 2, Roles and Responsibilities of an Educator", an autobiography by Edwin K. Hill.