“Mike, what are you doing up there?“
“Digging a hole.“
“Hm. It doesn’t look like the right place for digging, Mike.“
“Dig a hole, a hole to be free.“
“Well, it’s been a hard day, I’m going back to my lady. Mike? Hm … Forget it. By the way, if you want some cards for the game tomorrow, just let me know. So long, boys.“

“Dan? Have you seen Mike lately? Was up there on the scaffold yesterday. Chang, De Soto, seen Mike? Yes, I know he claimed – but it would be hard to explain, right? Never mind. As my lady says: God gave us brains to confuse us.“