October 15, 2015
We don't play Scrabble once. Instead, we go to the gym, escaping the heat of the day in air-conditioned comfort (hah!) pounding out miles on the treadmill. I even do weights and Pilates and stretching. She needs the workout to relieve the stress of their impending purchase of more vacation real estate, this time in a not-yet-built building. They go back and forth from this place to that, and we accompany them, offering opinions as the guests who will occupy the pull-out sofa in the living room (or, hopefully, the queen bed in the separate bedroom).