By Ellen Birkett Morris
Max Anderson, Age 43
Jack Hensley, Age 72
Jenny Anderson, Age 41
The Andersons’ dining room table.
Four chairs surround the table; a place is set at each.
(Lights up on Jenny, Max enters and kisses her on her forehead).
MAX: You’re sure you don’t mind company.
JENNY: Not at all honey. It’s been a while since we had someone to dinner. It was…
(She stops herself and furrows her brow.).
MAX: Dad. We can talk about it. I want to talk about it. It isn’t like someone just disappears when they die.