The best relationships are those where the competition is minimized, and each person respects what the other is doing. I photograph, Kathy reads, when she is not on the stage. It is not uncommon for us to go somewhere, separate to do our own thing, and join one another at a later time.
This was not a setup shot, but one where she had found a comfortable spot to read and listen to the water. I found a comfortable spot to capture the image and now offer the result.