Claire put a record on. The Bee Gees sang How deep is your love?
“Let’s dance.” She took Hutch’s hands
and pulled him off the couch. Tonight was the right time to ask him if he wanted to marry her. Modern times. She needed to
know about a common future. Claire snuggled up to him and noticed a slight resistance. She held him even tighter, humming
along with the song.
“How deep is your love?” She whispered in his ear,
waiting for an answer.
He held her at arm length. “Too deep.”
“Starsky,” she said, coping with the obvious.
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