Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Bloor Line, jacket off.

Asian male, mid 20s, wearing a green "cargo" jacket and grey scarf, the book's dust jacket removed, spine still visible in gold, block letters.

The ABS Diet: The Six-Week Plan to Flatten Your Stomach, David Zinczenko (Rodale)

Page 5:

When you have good abs, you're telling the world that you're a disciplined, motivated, confident and healthy person--and hence a desirable partner.
They met the day he stepped between the doors, in time, and came face-to-face with her forehead, the left temple to be exact. He snapped his gum, his breath freshly minted. But because he chewed loudly, mouth jawing open and closed, she reached up, pinching his lips together--and smiled.

2 comments:

Levi Stahl said...

Oh, that's good--so much captured in just three sentences!

Julie Wilson said...

Thanks levi! Tiny gestures and all.