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Meeting Moira for coffee is like getting my teeth cleaned. I know it’s going to hurt, I think of reasons not to go, then go anyway. For the dentist, there’s an appointment, and it looms on my calendar. Moira doesn’t make appointments. She texts and demands my presence. She tends to need me more in bad weather, so predictably it’s pouring. The place she wants to meet has an overhang and electric heaters. It’s all very COVID friendly, she explains. We…