The Weight of a Watermelon

For some reason this drink became a burden. (Not unlike its companion book.) It wasn’t a fun, celebratory drink. It was unremarkable and became a milestone to get passed in order to move on to the next book.

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Entrance to a bar with neon signs in the windows and above the doors. The profile of a Cadillac hangs above the door and next to a sign that says Cadillac Lounge.

Cuckoo for Cosmos

A big nurse and a con man walk into bar. The bartender says, “I’ve got the cure for what ails ya.” The con man says, “I’ll have Sex With Candy.” The nurse replies, “No. He’ll have a Lobotomy.” But instead the bartender serves a Cosmopolitan. Go figure.

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