She walked over to the window, stroked Sophie and said,
"I'm sorry sweetie. I can't open the window. I know you love the smell of the pine trees and fresh air. Look at the sky! It's orange from the smoke. Our world is on fire. OK. I'll open the window for just one minute."
Sophie sniffed. The air quality line on the screen shot up and turned red. MaryAnn closed the window.