"I still can’t believe that worked!" Jack roared, startling a couple of MIT students a few tables away. They glared at him, but he showed his teeth and they quickly returned to their discussion of the relative impacts of Archimedes, Shakespeare, and Sergey Brin on Western civilization. "When I saw you run into that building, I was sure I was going to have to find another favorite project manager." He took another long pull of his coffee-colored stout ale. "In case you were wondering, I would have chosen Miller."
"Don’t worry, I worked my butt off, but at least the baby got to see sand for the first time while I was doing it. I had to stay for a couple of weeks anyway. Until the investigation was complete, the police politely asked us not to leave town."