Tales From the City

A sign you’ve been married for a long time

An exchange overheard at the Mansfield Stop & Shop.

On a recent Sunday at the Mansfield Stop & Shop, I overheard this exchange between a couple who had obviously been together for some time.

He: “Can I ask a stupid question?”


She: “Better than anyone I know!”

Sharon Nery


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