She sat next to him; her beautiful face vacant, unaware of the wake following the ferry toward Nantucket, the waves winking beneath the sun, or seagulls hovering like mobiles overhead. He turned away from her holding the Blackberry up to his ear. With a snap he closed it, tucked his connection into his pocket offering her an apologetic smile.
A few moments later a ring sounded from his pocket. With a shrug of shoulders he began talking.
"Can’t you just turn it off?"
It was the price she paid for the abundant life he provided that included vacations on Nantucket.
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