"How long ago did your husband die?"
"Oh, he's not dead, dear."
"I'm sorry. I assumed he passed away."
"Nope. Went out one day for a pack of smokes and never returned."
"But you've got a point, because I sure wouldn't want
a bear licking my butt while I'm squatting on the side of the road."
He turned and looked at her. "That's an image I could've done
without, thank you very much.
"Why? I have a cute behind. I'm sure you noticed."
“I suppose next you’ll tell me I need a man in my life.”
“I wasn’t going to say that at all. But since you brought it up…”