{ She’d arrived a bit
early. Then again,
everywhere she went
she arrived a bit early. }

     { Besides, she’d figured
      that early was good.
      It showed attentiveness,
      eagerness, willingness,
      and interest. At least,
      that was her take on it. }

{ But her thoughts
were suddenly interrupted
by a soft tap on
her window. She smiled,
and reached toward the
passenger seat to
open the door for him. }

        “I hope you remembered
        to bring your books.”