I’m eavesdropping on the people next to me. They like to speak English, which makes it easier. The woman is adopted and had a lot of contempt for her brother growing up, because he looked like both of their parents. She rebelled by fleeing to Europe and getting married really young. The man is eating most of her salad. I don’t think she notices.
This blog turns one year old tomorrow! (She’s feeling very robust, thank you.) Considering it began as a well intentioned experiment, it’s kind of amazing. Thanks to everyone for reading, commenting and following throughout and to the great L for her excellent naming abilities.