“Oh girls, I’m so excited for this weekend! Listen, you two settle in. Unpack, have a shower. I’ll order some takeout and get out the sangria and a map of New York. We’ll talk cash and neighborhoods.”
Scarlett retrieved the pitcher and three glasses.
They all needed to come clean about how much they could afford to spend on a shared pied-a-terre. Scarlett set the table for their Chinese takeout — all the rage these days. She iced the glasses.
She knew that a pre-dinner drink (or two) would make moneytalk more comfortable for them all. Tomorrow they would meet with her old family friend and real estate salesman. He really knew the ins and outs of the city.
She poured drinks as her guests emerged, fresh and smiling.