Forever Mastadon ~ Episode 113
…That’s what he ‘deserves’ for ‘borrowing’ an Army airplane and ‘ditching’ the General’s daughter before the New Year’s kiss…
… For now, it’s on to smaller and Alabama things.
“Well Mr. Nobody, how about I treat you to a dinner that will knock it out of the park,” CC tops off the baseball comedy-act wordplay, in favor of a night on the town at her favorite seafood restaurant on Mobile Bay, where you’ll never walk away hungry and shrimp is king. She can’t help but comment on the other contrast between North & South not related to crustaceans, “It is so nice to wear normal clothes for a change.”
“When I first saw you at Meigs, I thought you were an Eskimo.”
“I had to buy every stitch of winter clothes after we got to Chicago; nobody told me how cold it gets there… oh make a right turn at Texas Street, then a left on Old Water Street.”
“You must be talking about The Stoned Crab; they have a surf ‘n turf that I would trade my pilots’ license for.”
“If you’re flyin’, I’m buyin’!”
“Civilians are required to wear lifejackets Miss,” the copilot of the military transport orders.
“This is an airplane, not a boat, how about a parachute.” Logic doesn’t always apply to the services.
“If we have to ditch over the ocean, this baby turns into a boat.”
“How comforting… why doesn’t he get one?” she points across the wide fuselage at Ace.
“The General says that your pal Bannion needs be a good swimmer.” That’s what he ‘deserves’ for ‘borrowing’ an Army airplane and ‘ditching’ the General’s daughter before the New Year’s kiss.
“I am.” He is.
CONSTANCE CARAWAY P.I.