The wife is engrossed in Price of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Muslim World. A fascinating read, I’m sure, and one which I would love to read — after I finish this paper.
The missus lets out a gasp.
“Did you know that a Harvard study found that one in five women had tried to commit suicide during the Taliban’s rule?”
“And did you know that 78 percent of women suffered from depression during that same time?”
And on it went. This is our routine, drinking shade-grown coffee and eating organic strawberries, like a couple of ripe old duffers traveling through life together.