The Standard

Dec 29th, 2017 by thegooddoctor in 100 Words

“Don’t get me started on politics.”

May took a drag from her cigarette and rolled her eyes so only Sal, the bartender, could see.

“All them crooks in Washington robbing the money right out of our pockets. It’s a travesty.”

“If your Pappy was alive, he’d be at the front of the revolution.”

“Damn straight he would be.”

May and Stan started laughing. Bill didn’t seem to mind. He just frowned at his empty cup of coffee.

“Let me get you a refill, Mr. Guthrie.”

She returned with a steaming pot.

“What was I talking about again?”

“Tonight’s baseball game.”

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