“Today I will talk about the weather,” Emma wrote. Then she smiled and wrote, “That’s a joke.”
*Quick aside from Ariane. Emma has referred to those who are well versed in cocktail party conversation as “weather talkers”.
“You’re funny,” Ariane said.
“Lean trains of thought provide rich moments of quiet peace. Purposeful silence holds meaningful interconnection between like-minded souls. Caring beings care in the silence as much or more as with words. Now for a moment of silence.”