Paul kept shooting questions so fast!!... She wanted to comment on his career (which was infinitly more interesting than her family) but she decided to skip a turn and come back to it after she'd answered, "Things are about to get a whole lot better for them." She said this with a detached air.
Honey had allowed a lot of distance to form between her and her family. Maybe it would get better someday but unfortunately she had never felt too regretful about it. She made appearances, remembered birthdays and phoned occasionally but they felt more like an obligation more than a family. Maybe she'd never understood why they couldn't get it together. But, she couldn't deny the appeal of swooping in and rescuing the lot. Maybe the whole world would owe her a favor some day. "They're all healthy." The subject was ended.
"You aren't married? You live here alone." She finally gave his apartment an appropriate once over, noting that there were no female touches that would indicate a woman spent a lot of time here. "I don't believe it. I was sure you'd be the first..."