Alex, if you don't want to talk about it, I'm going to hang up"
I wanted to tell her. She knew that. Nina's a good friend. I needed
to talk to her about my date with the Czech girl introduced to
me at BeBe's Art opening.
She started by asking me the details.
did we go? What did she wear? What is she like?"I told her
that we went to the Third Street
Promenade. She wore a wool sweater, jeans, boots and she was
sensuous, thoughtful, slightly ironic, and a communist.
asked me how I felt about it, the date that is. I evaded the question
with a wisecrack. I told her I'd never dated a Communist.