174. The Haircut (1)

It was chilly outside. Natalie had asked Sonny come pick her up. She wanted to give his bimonthly haircut at his place. He said ’d be right over. She always cut his hair the bathroom, so he closed the bathroom window . She didn’t like drafts. He put on his and ski cap, walked out to his car, drove to her place.
Because she had just a difficult work project, Natalie was in a mood. After they walked into Sonny’s apartment, however, mood seemed to change. Sonny pretended not to , but wondered what was going on. He took chair, the scissors, and the hair clippers into bathroom. She didn’t help, as she usually did. changed into a T-shirt and shorts and sat on the chair. “I’m ready,” he yelled out her in the dining room. She didn’t respond.
walked out to the dining room. She was at ads in a magazine. “Didn’t you hear ?” he asked. She gave him a look, and told him that his apartment was as cold the outdoors. Yikes, he thought. He apologized to , and turned on the central heat. But it too late.