“Locked the door?”
No one harbored any despair; they didn’t see darkness in their lives. The government had achieved what people used to say couldn’t happen: providing for every resident of the country. Everything from food to healthcare to a person’s matrimonial status now came under the national plan. People no longer wanted for anything.
As she dressed for the gym, she knew she would spend this year readjusting her attitude. That meant new clothes.