Joyce's boyfriend was out back on the roof, sunning himself
and reading a series of self-help books aimed at improving
his self-esteem and his inter-personal skills. His dog, Frankie,
was nearby, rooting through a garbage pail for scraps.
You’re just upset
“What's gotten into you today?
“Things are good between us,
Audrey. Pretty soon you'll
calm down and everything
will be fine again.