While standing at the sink, smoking a Camel Light and keeping quiet as Mike catches a couple of winks, I spy Tony (the maintenance man's nephew) cleaning up the sidewalk. He glances up, so I wave and get the head-nod back.
He seems like a really nice kid, so when I see him struggling to pull a dead tree branch off, I walk out say hello and offer to help. He declines just as the branch breaks free.
"Hey, nevermind then, "I say with a giggle. "It's been really hot lately, so if you're working and dying of heat exhaustion, feel free to knock on my door for a glass of water, right?"
"See you around," and I go back inside.