New Hampshire Is for Lovers

A bell rang and the first woman sat down. She resembled, eerily, the mother from "Good Times."

Published July 27, 2004 8:00PM (EDT)

"It's likely a very influential group," said Peter-Marty Pipinic, Dick Benjamin's scheduler. They were parking in a mini-mall in a suburb of Nashua. The air was colder than it had ever been anywhere on earth at any time before.

"They sound influential," Dick said. "What are they called again?"

"The Senior Women's Center for Democracy and Revolution."

"What was that last part?"

"'And Revolution.'"

"Oh. Good. Good."

The rest of this story is no longer online, but does appear in the book "The Unforbidden Is Compulsory, or Optimism."

By Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers is the author of "You Shall Know Our Velocity" and "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius."

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