Why do people hate him, Doug?
-Drink hot water with your lemon.
--Veins popped out on the backs of her hands, straining against the artificial resistance offered by the rowing machine.
---I remember air conditioning, heavy pots of leftovers, lazy warm nights to trickle out on the streets, and independence to burn.
----It was touching to hear him ask how she might be consoled, and I answered to the best of my knowledge, which was that there isn't really any answer.