"Well hello." he said.
I smiled and nodded. He then began pulling things out of his pocket: a glass of water, a stepping stool, a platform. He set the stool on the platform and planted a foot on the stool. With a lot of heaving and hoing he started a length monologue for me. It was so humorous I fell off my chair. Then I was awake again and my skin was severely sunburned.