Episode 13 and a trip to a Drive Inn Movie. Enjoy.
I had a few hours before my date with Liz, so I found a comfortable stool at Nickie’s bar and waited for events to unfold.
Ronnie had a small television over the bar, which remained on mute. But it didn’t matter; you couldn’t hear it over the jukebox anyway. I could, at least, get some feeling for what was happening outside Humboldt.
“Nickie, I’ll take a Jack and Coke, and could you put that TV on a Memphis channel?” I asked nicely.
“I don’t want to give you the wrong impression of our little city, but Memphis channels are all we get,” she shot back. “Do you have a special request? I can manage 5 and 13 without sending Ronnie on the roof to adjust our antenna.”
“Just put it on a station that I can see. Okay?”
“No problem Mr. Reno. We’ve got ‘Guiding Light’ on one…
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