"Hi," Susan said, trying her hardest for a warm smile. "It's nice to see you again."
It wasn't, of course. It really wasn't.
"Um, have a seat! Can I get you anything to drink?" Anything to keep her hands busy and her mind busy and her mouth from running. Eury bumped against her leg, her nose rubbing against Susan's knee through her denims, and Susan smiled, reaching down to scratch behind the dog's ears.