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  • "How are you?" he asked, this good friend of mine.

    "I am actually not too bad," I replied. "I'm just moderately tired... like 'I just got off a redeye' instead of a 'I just got off a redeye after three nights of partying in Ibiza.'"

    He raised an eyebrow.

    "That's your definition of 'moderately tired'?"

    I shrugged, and I laughed.

    "My view of 'moderate' might have shifted a bit. Let's make a plan for lunch sometime next week!"
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