We have a trunk as a coffee table. It’s attractive, sturdy and it’s marked House of Representatives. It was a hand me down from my late boss, friend, and mentor Congressman Gillis Long who died many years ago. We used to joke about Mr. Long’s remains being inside the trunk but that was in poor taste so I won’t do it here. Oops, guess I just did. Never mind.
Anyway, Della Street is obvlivious to the trunk’s origin story, she just likes posing on it: