- we've spent some time at a park down by Pike Place Market where we had a fine time watching birds and the water and people.
"You know what I find kind of touching? young love," said the historian, pointing out a young, obviously in-love couple.
"You're a better person than I am," said I. "I just feel kind of bitter I'm not still young myself."
Later on, though, the historian's daughter told us that all manner of drug deals go on down there.
"Really?" I said, turning to the historian--"so, that young couple you thought was so charming?"
"Probably doing a drug deal," said the historian's daughter, and she ought to know.
- eating good food and seeing a movie and going to the museum and shopping (fruitlessly) and etcetera.