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May 11, 2008
The Terrifying Glimpse Continues

Susan went on to explain that she had hoped to travel around the world some day, but her husband, who was unfit to fold his own socks, was content to stay at home and watch television.

Separating two nearly identical socks, Richard scowled at her.

I suddenly realized why she had invited me over. The two of them had been fighting all night, and she hoped that having another person in the room might relieve some of the tension. Instead, the palpable discomfort grew to envelop the three of us, and I desperately wanted to leave.