The first trip out to meet Nick's family started off hell. Not for Lindsey - Nick had nephews, nieces and a sprinkler; heaven to a desert child. Her whoops of sheer joy accompanied them into the cold kitchen.
But Nick's mom wasn't happy about this older woman dating her baby. She spent the first hour bringing Nick up to date on all his old girlfriends.
Nick spent it watching Lindsey through the window, a fond smile on his face. Then he turned to Catherine and the look in his eyes took her breath away.
His mom sighed and changed the subject.
Summary: Response to the csi100 John Michael Montgomery challenge. Catherine/Nick.