|She was still in bed, although it was nearly noon, and he had been gone for an hour. He had been especially good this morning. She wondered why she treated him as poorly as she did and then laughed to herself. She treated them all poorly didn't she?
A key rattled at the front door of the condo, and she thought she heard the door open and close.
Pulling the sheets up around her, she sat up in bed. She stopped herself just short of asking, "Back again so soon?" After all, it could be someone else.
"Hello, who's there?"
He appeared in the doorway with a grocery bag in his left hand.
"Well, I didn't expect you today," she said quite honestly, since he was supposed to be out of town until tomorrow. "Come over here and tell me about your trip." She patted the blue satin sheets on the bed next to her as she spoke, the top sheet on that side of her falling to her waist.