When he arrived at the bank counter he handed the teller a demand note.
Remain calm. Take out $2,500 dollars in large bills. Do it quickly. No one will get hurt.
She furrowed her brow, and without hesitation began the task—professionally, without hint of a hitch.
The transaction took under three minutes to complete.
Then the teller scribbled a note of her own on a chit of paper.
Honey, don’t forget to get apple sauce. We’re having pork chops tonight.
He signed the withdrawal slip, whereupon she returned his bank book—and the husband and wife duo parted in silence.