She was used to the teenage fits of temperament after spending the summer with her newly turned twenty-year-old brother.
But here was twenty-year-old Randy Byrne, at the threshold of life, batting .362 with seventeen home runs, a slew of RBI's, and a glove that could stop a freight train, being offered the world!
It was a strawberry sunrise, topped with whipped cream clouds, a perfect sort of day until Dean was awake enough to remember Martha Boyd, lord knows where, escaping the law in a stolen twenty-year-old Buick, with a ditzy ex-junkie for a chauffeur.
Dean was childless but Cynthia was mother to a twenty-year-old college student.
He sat back, a twenty-year-old philosopher, but his cadence said he'd answered the question frequently.