... gruffly asked, "Hey, you Miss Daria
Miss Griffin for long?""A little over four and
half years.""Does she have good character?""She's matured a lot in the time I've known her.""She do any drugs or anything illegal like that?""Not to my knowledge. She's always taken good care of
her body and drugs wouldn't fit into that.""Hmm.
Okay. Thank you, miss.""You're welcome."Sandi took the phone and said, "Um, like, thanks Daria.""No problem. I hope you enjoy your apartment."Quinn got on the phone and said, "Yeah, thanks Daria.""It's the right thing to do. How are Mom and Dad?""Busy as ever. I swear: Mom's back to working just as
hard as she did before she became partner.""We
knew it couldn't last. A part of me always thought she was happier
working too hard, though I'd started to hope otherwise.""Yeah. Anyway, congratulations on the story and good
luck with the disk thing.""Thanks, Quinn."Feeling something rubbing against her ankle, Daria looked
down at her cat, Bump. She said, "Somebody's telling me that
it's their dinner time. I suppose I have been neglecting the poor
little beast lately."Quinn laughed and said, "Oh,
the cat. At first, I thought you were talking about Michael.""He's learning to cook for himself. The dinner he made
for me to celebrate the story was nice.""Does he
try to m...