It almost looked as though they were having a staring contest. Helen just smiled at the girl, because she reminded her so much of her own daughter. She felt a little twinge of jealousy and regret as she thought about this. "Boston is a very nice place," she said in agreement and a little nod. It was also less crowded with immortals.
Helen shrugged, "We don't always talk about the people we used to know." Some of them weren't worth discussing, while others broke our hearts. She nodded again, "I did."