Still with her first half-dozen pies to make, she drove home very late, full of a gulpy love for the whole human race.
Here’s a guy who did his own thing beautifully and to the nth power. That sentence up there starring ‘gulpy’ is from Mildred Pierce. In another area of the tale, Mr. Cain begins 9 sentences in a row with the word ‘Then’. I bow to you, oh scribbler, and your ability to make a noir out of the trials and tribulations of a woman starting up a small business.