Sunday October 22, 2017
From an Air Canada survey
“It’s just for research,” Jonah says, and for some reason I don’t totally believe him. “Would you like another beer?” He has long eyelashes. He has a disarming smile. I shake my head.
He calls me three days later. I’m not sure how he got my phone number, and I don’t ask. Am I doing the thing that I roll my eyes at? Shit. I am. I’m doing the thing.
“What exactly are you researching?” I ask, popping a tortilla chip in my mouth.
“Cultural anthropology,” Jonah says, checking his phone, and then putting it on the table face-down.