You can hear a miracle a long way after dark.
Miracles are very like radio waves in this way. Not many people realize that the ordinary radio wave and the extraordinary miracle have much in common. Left to their own devices, radio waves would not be audible for much more than forty or fifty miles. They travel on perfectly straight paths from their broadcast source, and because Earth is round, it does not take them long to part ways with the ground and head to the stars. Wouldn’t we all, if we had the chance? What a shame that both miracles and radio waves are invisible, because it would be quite a sight: ribbons of marvel and sound stretching out straight and true from all over the world.
Get used to that, Nana. He has a way of appearing out of thin air.’
‘Oh my. Asher. Hm. Hm. Hm. Turn around. He’s beautiful, Campbell. Are you schtupping my granddaughter?’ she asked him.
‘Well, I give you my permission.’
And just liked that, Cam’s love life was ruined forever. If and when she ever ‘schtupped’ Asher, she’d have to do everything she could not to think of her grandmother.