In fact, many things were obvious. No matter how comfortable, warm, and windproof a house was, it couldn’t stop people’s hearts from changing.
If you don’t want to think about people’s hearts, you can only dwell on the minutiae.
Especially when doing private work, every time he met the homeowners directly, he couldn’t help but feel his heartstrings being tugged when he saw their longing for a home.
The good thing was that now Ding Ning had grown up and was competent in a lot of things, Shen Yun could leave these troubles to him.
The only thing he needed to do was to check the deficiencies and make up for the omissions.
Li Huan had spoiled Ding Ning to the sky, so Ding Ning was now full of enthusiasm and passion for things like home.
Even the most tedious work in the past was now done with bright eyes.
And from time to time, he would say, “Shen Yun, I want to do this in the future” and “I want to do that in the future.”
Only those who are immersed in the honeypot will have such enthusiastic expectations, with one idea for a while, and another idea for a while.
Shen Yun couldn’t help laughing: “Then you have to make Senior desperately make money. How many houses do you have to buy to hold so many of your whimsical ideas?”
Zhouquan did consider setting up an interior design department, but it was only considered and was not on the agenda.
On the one hand, the company itself had a design department, but it was just architectural design.
If another interior design department was established, it could only exist as a branch of the original design department.
On the other hand, Zhou Lan had always believed that professional things should be left to professional people to do, and outsourcing was actually more worry-free.
However, with the continuous introduction of real estate policies, there would be fewer and fewer rough houses, so the establishment of a separate interior design department was the general trend.
Anyway, it was not a very urgent matter, so Zhou Lan didn’t mention it.
When Shen Yun asked his question today, Zhou Lan became interested, so he petted Shen Yun and asked, “How about you preside over the Zhouquan Design Department in the future?”
Shen Yun didn’t even think about it and said, “No.”
Zhou Lan pinched him: “Why?”
Shen Yun smiled, “I also want to have my own career.”
Zhou Lan rubbed his hair: “You don’t have to work so hard, you know, I am willing to support you and help you.”
He kissed his eyes and said something corny in his heart silently.
A person like you should be a young master, who is spoiled and doesn’t know the immensity of the sky and earth, instead of being wary like this.
“And after that?” Shen Yun smiled “You keep me, I keep a dog, I’m your pet, it’s my pet?”
Zhou Lan immediately retracted the corny words in his heart, and Shen Yun was tickled into a ball of laughter shouting for help.
While tickling his armpits, Zhou Lan said, “It seems that I’ve really been spoiling you lately.”
Shen Yun looked at him seriously and said, “It’s better to rely on yourself in this world than to rely on anyone. If you can do it on your own, then why bother to rely on others?”
Zhou Lan’s brows furrowed slightly, and he felt a little uncomfortable.
Shen Yun knew what he was thinking, so he smiled and said, “Didn’t you say you wanted us to support each other? If I don’t even have my own business, how can I support President Zhou? If you fall on hard times one day, will I only cry? I also want to be able to help you, so how about mutual support?”
Zhou Lan laughed: “You’re the one with all the ideas, and you’re a big boy. Can’t you live your life without worrying about food and clothing in Zhouquan?”
Shen Yun lowered his eyes, and when he raised his head, he was a bit sad: “Who knows what will happen in old age, sickness and death? Zhou Lan, no one can protect anyone for a lifetime.”
Zhou Lan rubbed the tender flesh on his waist, bit his lips and scolded: “Every day saying some demoralising words.”
Shen Yun laughed and softened in his lap, pushing him, “Don’t you still have to invite the leader of Department X for dinner tonight? It’s not good to be late.”
Zhou Lan looked at the time and reluctantly let go of him, changing clothes while saying, “Don’t go anywhere tonight, wait for me at home.”
Shen Yun lowered his head and smiled while helping him tie his tie, but didn’t say a word.
Zhou Lan wrapped his arm around his waist, “You’re with me for the first time this week, remember?”
Shen Yun blinked and counted the time seriously in his mind.
Zhou Lan couldn’t help but lower his head and kiss him as he looked at his serious expression, and in his heart, he only felt that Shen Yun couldn’t be more adorable.
Shen Yun finished calculating the time and pushed him away, “Don’t, your clothes are wrinkled.”
Zhou Lan was still grinding: “You haven’t been with me for so long, do you still want to go out?”
Shen Yun could only coax: “Okay, okay, I won’t go out.”
After thousands of urging, Zhou Lan was sent out. Shen Yun breathed a sigh of relief, took a shower, and then sat on the sofa to watch a movie.
He was so tired that not long after the movie started, he fell asleep on the sofa.
Zhou Lan came back very late. After all, accompanying the people from the government department to eat, you can’t just leave if you want to, you have to give some face.
As soon as he entered the door, he saw Shen Yun curled up on the sofa, sleeping soundly.
Shen Yun was afraid of the cold, and he was a little cold sleeping on the sofa, his whole body curled up into a small ball.
“Waiting for me?” Zhou Lan asked softly and couldn’t help but chuckle.
He had been drinking, but not drunk, and his body was tinged with the scent of perfume. When he leaned over, his shadow completely covered Shen Yun.
He watched with satisfaction as his figure covered Shen Yun, with a smile at the corners of his lips as he looked at Shen Yun’s sleeping face intently, motionless.
Since the last time he said he would wait for him, Zhou Lan had never asked Shen Yun what he thought.
He was afraid that once he opened his mouth, he would force Shen Yun away.
He obviously knew that Shen Yun’s family and his career were all here, but he was just afraid.
Looking at him at the moment, he really wanted to ask him, have you thought about it?
He really wanted to have this person openly and honestly.
He watched for a while, turned around and took off the clothes permeated with the cold, then leaned over to pick Shen Yun up and put him on the bed in the bedroom.
Shen Yun was so busy that it was nice to see him once or twice a week.
He wanted him so much, but at the moment, looking at his sleeping face, he didn’t even want to move.
Just gently encircle the man in his arms, gently kiss him, and fall into a deep sleep together with him.
Even the frequency of breathing was tuned exactly the same.
Before entering the dream, Zhou Lan thought of a saying that between the people who loved each other, even the rhythm of the heartbeat was the same.
He thought, I wonder when Shen Yun will have the same rhythm as me?
Shen Yun woke up early in the morning and was a little puzzled.
He was both confused and frightened by the strange thing of Zhou Lan and him not even having a bed exercise.
He secretly checked his body, and it turned out to be surprisingly true.
Shen Yun was shocked, Shen Yun was scared.
Especially since it wasn’t even millet porridge and scrambled eggs with tomatoes on the table.
Zhou Lan was sitting across the table, smiling and asking, “Is it tasty?”
Shen Yun nodded as if pounding garlic while picking at the eggshells, “Yummy, yummy.”
“You haven’t eaten.” Zhou Lan pointed out mercilessly.
Shen Yun smiled doggedly: “Isn’t the food just colour and flavour? Colour is very good, fragrance is also very nice, only the taste has not been tasted, but out of the three, two are accounted for, why can’t the qualify be judged?”
On the table in addition to the eight treasure congee and boiled eggs, there were also two fried vegetable dishes, the ones Zhou Lan had recently learnt.
The taste was very light, really delicious, and it could be seen that the other party was really putting his heart into it.
Shen Yun ate quickly. Today’s Zhou Lan was somewhat different. He was afraid of something happening at the table.
Zhou Lan knocked on his chopsticks: “Eating so fast is not good for the stomach, eat slowly.”
Shen Yun said, “We’re going to Moxi today, and from Moxi we still have to go to Zhuyin, so time is a bit tight.”
Zhou Lan said, “I’ll send you after you eat.”
Shen Yun nodded.
“Coming back tonight?” Zhou Lan asked.
Shen Yun raised his eyes from the bowl of porridge, “I’m going to the exhibition with President Zhuang tomorrow, so I won’t be back.”
Zhou Lan lowered his head to eat, and after a while said, “I’ll go tomorrow too, can’t I take you there?”
Shen Yun smiled, “I have an appointment with President Zhuang.”
Zhou Lan snorted.
Shen Yun had an appointment with Xu Moran today.
Xu Moran had worked on a hot spring project before and went to Zhiyun today to help Shen Yun see if the drainage system could be more streamlined.
Just after entering the lounge, he saw an unexpected figure, Gao Yuan.
After that day, they made a few more appointments to play billiards, but then Shen Yun was too busy, and gradually there was little time to go to the billiard room.
But they kept in touch.
Gao Yuan had almost mastered the basic movements, so if she wanted to improve her skills, she had to practise more by herself.
Occasionally on WeChat, the two would chat about billiards, not much.
But Shen Yun would often go through Gao Yuan’s Moments, and sometimes the two elderly people would also appear, although not often.
Sometimes he also saw Gao Yuan basking in home-cooked food. He couldn’t help missing those meals he had eaten for decades.
Shen Yun stepped forward and looked at Gao Yuan with a smile, “Such a coincidence, is your home to be renovated?”
Gao Yuan shook her head and pointed to a shopping bag in the corner of the table, “I came to send something to my brother.”
“Xu Moran, he’s my brother.”
Shen Yun bit his lip. Gao Yuan rarely came. In the past when Gao Xi was here, she occasionally came over to deliver things, or to find her brother for dinner.
Most of the time when she said “my brother” back then, she still meant Gao Xi.
“Do you work at Moxi too?” Gao Yuan asked.
Shen Yun nodded and Gao Yuan laughed, “Either a coincidence or fate?”
Shen Yun didn’t say anything. He bit his lip and looked into the shopping bag. Several plastic boxes were stacked on top of each other.
Gao Yuan smiled: “All are some small dishes made by my mother, for my brother’s lunch.”
Shen Yun nodded, speechless with discomfort.
Gao Yuan saw his eyes staring at the shopping bag and asked strangely, “Like it? Shall I bring you some next time?”
Shen Yun asked joyfully, “Really?”
After saying this, he felt too eager and blushed in embarrassment, “My mom used to make these for me, but it’s a pity that I can’t eat them anymore.”
Gao Yuan laughed: “As long as you like it. It’s not something valuable, I’m afraid people will dislike it if I give it away, but my brother loves to eat it.”
Shen Yun smiled and lowered his head. His eyes were a little sour, his gaze couldn’t help but slip towards the stack of preservation boxes uncontrollably.
He himself felt a little embarrassed and couldn’t help but close his eyes. He was about to say he would go out for a while when Xu Moran came in.
Looking at the two people standing by the window chatting happily, Xu Moran couldn’t hide his surprise: “You know each other?”
Gao Yuan greeted him and smiled, “Brother, you’re here.”
She pointed to the corner of the table, “Mom asked to send this to you. If you are free, come home for a meal, she misses you.”
Xu Moran stroked her hair and said with a smile, “Okay, I’ll come in the next few days.”
They chatted intimately for a few moments, and Shen Yun silently stood in the corner.
He restrained his emotions and watched them from afar.
At this moment, he was the outsider.
On the way to Zhiyun, Xu Moran asked, “Gao Yuan said you met in the billiard room?”
Shen Yun nodded.
“How did you… why do you go over there to play billiards?”
Shen Yun smiled: “I’ve been with friends before, and I feel it’s pretty good. I’m used to going there. I’m a creature of habit, and I won’t change it easily if I get used to it.”
Xu Moran pursed his lips and looked at him. His expression was a bit complicated. He wanted to say something and stopped, and finally only said, “Gao Yuan is Gao Xi’s sister.”
“Oh.” Shen Yun smiled, “What a coincidence.”
“Yes, Shen Yun, there are too many things that are too coincidental.”