Both had job offers, but at different Catholic schools. The two are quite religious, and handled the crisis as they had handled many before it.
“I suppose some people would have gone to church and prayed,” Ms. Doria said.
“We went to our favorite Japanese restaurant,” Ms. Dente said. “Whenever we have a problem, we go eat.” …
And so it came to pass, Ms. Doria-Dente continued on, the bond intact. This is their 45th year working together. “Some people would say God answered our prayers,” Ms. Doria said.
“Or,” Ms. Dente said, “we might have just picked the right restaurant.”