I wanted to capture that last little exchange for blogging posterity so I whipped out my phone at dinner and quickly recorded a voice memo with the basic deets.
k. didn't like what she heard - she thought it made her sound like she'd been bitching it up big time.
"Oh, don't worry about it," I said, breezily waving away her concerns. "This is just to jog my memory. I finesse it later."
"Great," said k. "That gives me no consolation whatsoever. Remember: I read your blog. I've seen your 'finessing'."