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He looked back into the mirror one last time and decided that although not perfect, the bow tie was acceptable. He grabbed his keys, ducked out of his apartment, and trotted over to his waiting chariot: a canvas-topped, four-wheel-drive red Jeep that predated the Sahara and Laredo models designed to attract the urban cowboys. October 1 in Massachusetts was often heralded by the crisp signs of a New England autumn: scarlet-hued leaves, the cold blue of the bay, and scudding whitecaps that looked as clean and frothy as fresh snow.
Genie began imitating the broker’s condescending delivery. “ ‘No backstay, Mrs. . . nice taffrail seats. ” Tom handed each woman a flute of champagne. “Cheers! ” He raised his glass, then draped a long arm over his wife’s shoulders. “Stop worrying, Genie. It’s the first of October. ” “Of course they do,” was Jamaica’s pleasant rejoinder. “Nantucket’s a piece of cake. . And an extra thirty or so from here—” “I still feel we should practice on a day sail before attempting a longer cruise,” Genie continued.
The dowdy woman’s husband doth call,” Jamaica said. ,” Genie answered as they crossed the marble foyer to join Tom. Their high satin heels clicked over the polished stone. . ” “I didn’t realize how much I needed to escape until Tom picked me up at the airport yesterday. . . . . ” Genie was beaming. ” Then she changed tack by focusing on the planned cruise. Her demeanor became all business. . ” Genie began imitating the broker’s condescending delivery. “ ‘No backstay, Mrs. . . nice taffrail seats.