At dinner, we agreed there would be no more cheating. We ate salads and split a plate of fajitas.
We also agreed to see other people.
T-- said to me, “You are the most ridiculous person on the face of the planet.”
I was tired of hearing that. “In the world,” I said. “I am the most ridiculous person in the world.”
We were on his back deck again. I made a big, swooping circular motion with my hand. “Why do people say ‘on the face of the planet,’ instead of ‘in the world?’”
Very slowly, as if talking down to a child, he said, “That’s your issue?”...
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