There was a long pause before she spoke again. It was nerve racking. Had he somehow added her number in wrong? He had been so careful not to smear it, but maybe he had just read it wrong, but then she finally responded and his fears melted away. She had been hoping he would call. Hoping to hear from him. Hoping. To hear. From him! He did a small victory dance in his head.
Oh, it's going, I guess. Just got out of school. And you?" Okay that was an obvious and boring answer, but good try.