July 20, 2012:
Dia de Muertos mask at the face painting booth. Frightening: detailed and merciless. Temporarily she's a work of art, till the end of her shift when she ceases to be advertising.
"Didn't I used to be married to you?", asks your flirty author.
Big grin. "Do you want to be?"
Come to the carnival, leave with a date. The power of mere words.