She mentions to him that it is a beautiful day outside. “I wish the company would move our desks outdoors!” He sighs and says, “Yes, it is a beautiful day…a beautiful day to be far, far away from here, if not physically then in spirit at least”. She smiles. A duck floats on the nearby pond, a turtle rests on the bank. A heron carefully steps in the shallow water in search of a bite to eat. Off in the distance, the sound of crows can be heard.