a girl problem
She already has a boyfriend. Which should have been obvious. Girls like that always
have boyfriends. Everybody agrees she is beautiful—and not in a “girl next door” kind of way, either. Instead, there is something about the way she carries herself and the way she looks—tall, angular, blonde—that suggests this is not a person to be trifled with. In a James Bond movie, she would be the supervillain’s icy girlfriend, the one with razor blades tucked into her high heels.
Even her old-fashioned, fuddy-duddy name is attractive to me: Martha. It is...