arrived in the foyer
with a grim
silence. He was aware that my visit was not made with pleasure in mind.
He nodded in my direction
and turned away. Daisy's eyes fell upon him
and followed as he left with a familiar hastiness, as though leaving
and acting as nothing had occurred was the best solution.
The first evening of my stay was mutually uncomfortable. Small talk
was not Daisy's favorite passtime.