Mike Yanagita: Marge!
Marge: Mike!
Mike Yanagita: Geez! You look great! [Mike hugs Marge]
Marge: Yeah, easy there, you do too! I'm expecting, ya know.
Mike Yanagita: I see that! That's great! What can I get ya?
Marge: Just a Diet Coke, please. This is a nice place.
Mike Yanagita: Yeah, ya know it's the Radisson, so it's pretty good.
Marge: So, you're livin' in Edina, now?
Mike Yanagita: Oh, yeah, couple years now. It's actually Eden Prarie, that school district. So Chief Gunderson, then! So ya went and married Norm Son-of-a-Gunderson!
Marge: Oh, yeah, a long time ago.
Mike Yanagita: Great. So, uh, what brings ya down. Are ya down here on that homicide if you're allowed, ya know, to discuss that?
Marge: Oh, yah, but there's not a heck of a lot to discuss. So what about you, Mike? Are you married? You got kids?
Mike Yanagita: Well, uh, I was married. I was married to--You mind if I sit over here? [Mike slides out of his side of the booth and eases in next to Marge] I was married to Linda Cooksey.
Marge: No, I--Mike, why don't ya sit over there, I'd prefer that.
Mike Yanagita: Huh? Oh, okay. [Mike slides back to his original seat across from Marge] I'm sorry.
Marge: No, just so I can see ya, ya know. Don't have to turn my neck.
Mike Yanagita: Oh, sure, I understand, I didn't mean to--
Marge: No, no, that's fine.
Mike Yanagita: Yeah, sorry, so I was married to Linda Cooksey--ya remember Linda? She was a year behind us.
Marge : Yah, I think I remember Linda, yeah. Oh yeah. So things didn't work out, huh?
Mike Yanagita: And then I, and then I been workin' for Honeywell for a few years now.
Marge: Well, they're a good outfit.
Mike Yanagita: Yeah, if you're an engineer, yeah, you could do a lot worse. Of course, it's not, uh, it's nothin' like your achievement.
Marge: It sounds like you're doin' really super.
Mike Yanagita: Yah, well, I, uh--it's not that it didn't work out. Linda had leukemia. She passed away.
Marge: Oh, no.
Mike Yanagita: It was a tough, uh--it was a long. She fought real hard.
Marge: I'm sorry, Mike.
Mike Yanagita: Oh, ya know, that's, uh--what can I say? Better times, huh?
Marge: Better times.
Mike Yanagita: And, oh, then I saw you on the news and I remembered. I always liked you.
Marge: Well, I always liked you, Mike.
Mike Yanagita: I always liked ya so much!
Marge: [Pause] So, Mike, should we get together another time, ya think?
Mike Yanagita: No! No, I'm sorry! It's just-- shouldn't a done this. I thought we'd have a really terrific time, and now I've--
Marge: It's okay, Mike.
Mike Yanagita: You were such a super lady! And then I--I been so lonely--
Marge: It's okay.
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