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  • We thought we could get a good deal since the only window that was not boarded up faced the opposite direction, with no island in sight. But the landlord would not relent. Then we thought that his refusal to make a deal, any deal, was directly related to the condition of the cabin, since he might not have had any income for years. He was so stubborn, but in a desperate shape, that we decided to invite him for tea. So we wound up on a blanket, the three of us in a picnic of sorts, passing a thermos around that we'd prepared in our BB place in the morning, when everything was still fogged in.
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