Woman casually flipping through records, not really looking.
WOMAN: So what do you sell records for these days?
ME: I'm sorry?
Woman puts on a sour grin. Shakes me off.
WOMAN: Do you also buy records? I have about 900.
ME: Sure. Big collections and small. What kind of music?
ME: Good condition?
ME: Sure, would love to take a look.
WOMAN: I'm not selling. I don't play them, but I still buy them. Bought 15 records last week. I like collecting.
(I start rifling through my satchel for my medication, consider walking across the Asbury Park boardwalk and into the ocean.)
Woman sees my business cards on the table.
WOMAN: This is you?
ME: Yes. Take a card and if you decide to sell, call me.
WOMAN: Thank you.
Woman walks away without taking a card.