Coda 2

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She smiled at the waitress. “A whiskey sour, please.” A youngish woman took the order, her short skirt stretched over lean legs.

  He looked up. “Bourbon, neat.”

  He surveyed her ass as she motored towards the back, where the Happy Hour crowd filled wooden barstools. Picking up empties, she glided past banks of booths arranged in tight lines on either side of adobe tiled floors. When she reached the midway point between the entrance and the end, he remembered who he’d come with. 

 Touching his ex-wife’s scented wrist with the palm of his hand, he asked how she’d been.

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