But Canuck or no, I couldn’t let this moment curdle any further, right? I remember telling myself—badgering, really—that I needed to say something, even though she had already launched into another story.
I got a little weepy the first time I sat in my car after three long years away. I’m still rather giddy about cheap, all-hours take-out. I’m occasionally distracted in a supermarket, marveling at all of the new potato chip or gourmet soda flavors.