Situation: Henry and I are at party. Henry sees some of his guy friends at the bar. He makes a bee line to join them. I wander off to find my girlfriends. Along the way I run into Jane, a friend I haven’t seen in months.
“Hi Jane!” We do the hug, hug, kiss, kiss thing.
“Long time, no see. What have you been up to?” I ask.
“Well,” Jane lowers her voice. “You know I lost my husband.”
I laughed. “He’s probably at the bar with Henry.”
“No, Kathy, Jane said, “I mean, like he died.
…. Yikes! ….