I called and I told her that I was going to spend some time with friends that evening. And you?
Why do you ask, she wanted to know.
It was the first appearance of something like "are you jealous/trying to keep track of me" (which I was not, and was really only asking out of interest.)
I told her that I'd like to see her tomorrow.
She asked why.
Two reasons, I said. One is that I'd like to see you. The other is that I'd like to talk with you.
Okay, she said.
2 August 2008, Kilkenny Ireland