They drove wordlessly to the retirement center to see Diane’s mother. Diane had asked Jordan to come. He said yes, hating that he hadn’t seen his mother-in-law for nearly a year, and hating that he didn’t want to see her now.
When he walked in the door, Jordan barely recognized her. But he noticed her eyes light up the moment she saw him.
She gave him a surprised smile. “I hardly remembered what you look like, Jordan. I know you’ve been busy.”
“Yeah. Too busy sometimes.”
“Here, Mom, let me prop up ...