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April 23, 2006
"So,"she asks after I've finished the first roll, "what was the other thing?- I blink. My mind scrambles for a moment, then grabs hold of the train of thought that had been wandering for ten or so minutes all by its lonesome. "Huh? Oh. You like music, right? And you're good at it."
Emily stares at me expectantly for several moments after I finish. I start to work on the second roll. This one has fewer nuts. "And?" she says finally.
I shrug, put a raisin-studded chunk in my mouth. "And nothing. That's the reason."
She keeps staring.