Miriam nervously dialed Ruby. Despite using a cell phone for years, she still missed her pink Princess phone, which she considered the height of design.
When Ruby answered, Miriam whispered, “Can you hear me?”
Ruby understood immediately that something was up and – unnecessarily – whispered back. “What’s happening?”
“Mr. Gulden’s at it again in his yard. His back’s turned. One hand’s moving back and forth really fast. Gross! He’s kinda bent over. Oops! My bad, Ruby. His Chihuahua just jumped from his arm and Mr. Gulden’s waving a brush at the dog. I’m mortified. Oy! Now he’s turned and winked at me.”