“Asshole,” her boyfriend said.
“I know, …” Julia found herself saying.
While her lips moved no sound was produced. It seemed there even in her mind, she was incapable of bringing up her boyfriend’s name. Why can’t I remember his name?
“Why didn’t you call me?” he asked.
“I got lost in the moment,” Julia said. “How did you know where I’d be there?”
“A co-worker told me,” he said. “His wife called, she was worried that we were still doing line work at the school.”
“Thank goodness, for worried spouses,” Julia said.
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