She directs a bridge game on Saturdays. When I got here I wrapped my coat tight, pulled a scarf over my hair, and went in. "Hi! Is it too late to get into a game?"
"Yes, but you're welcome to stay and watch."
"Oh good." I reached up and pulled the scarf down, and her eyes got big.
I'm a brat. And everyone in the room knew I was coming, except mom.
P.S. It's freezing here! And there's white death all over the ground.