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He rubbed his face with both hands and then folded them behind his head, leaning back in his chair.
“I know you just got back. I didn’t mean to drag you out to do this.”
“It’s fine. I mean it. How’s that deal coming along?”
Gene and his father had started a business the previous year to restore boats. Everyone in the community owned one, whether for profit or pleasure, and they thought it could be lucrative. It wasn’t the best time to start a company, but Gene was determined to not work for anyone else.
From what Ala had heard, she missed a series of ugly episodes by being in Boston. And she was grateful. She liked thinking of Gene in her own terms. Dashing, arrogant, smart and funny was what she always knew him as.
Ala ordered a whiskey sour from the waitress since, she had some catching up, to do and listened to Gene talk about his sister passing the BAR exam on her first try and his younger brother studying in Korea. She hated to admit it, but he did make her feel a lot better about what she was going through.
She said this and they both laughed. He kissed her on the cheek and her hand brushed his thigh. Normal occurrences in their social meetings.