"Where are you working?" Lorna asked with interest, though if it was in the city that still didn't explain what he was doing here. It was sort of a trek from Westchester to Manhattan. Maybe he was hoping to see her again! Oh, wouldn't that be nice?? Please like me, she prayed to the girly gods!
... even if the chance of that actually being the case was essentially zero. Grrr.
"Yeah, I..." She picked up a lock of hair, smiling shyly. "I don't like the green very much. It attracts too much attention. People look at me like I'm a freak."