Mr. Crazy Hair interprets for his dog. "That's his 'Glad to see you!' whine. That's 'Look at all the new people!'" A man without women, although the women who pass all smile.
Blonde mom with six-year-old in baseball cap. She's all hairspray and feathering, behind sexy black hornrims. Shooting side glances at the author, who, feeling confident, stares with knowing smile.
Staff know the regulars by name. Mr Crazy Hair feeds whipped cream to his pup. Rain outside sounds like bacon frying. It’s another day in public.