Details from a receipt found between pages 56 & 57 of Journey Without Maps by Graham Greene, bought at Twice Sold Tales in Seattle:
727 E. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs CA, 92262-0000
Table # 006
ORD# 0063 PTY#01
Name : VICTORIA (4)
1 BBQ WINGS SKLLT 6.59
1 BEER-DOMESTIC 2.08
1 MILLSTONE COFFEE 1.30
I’ve been receiving the most annoying e-mail items for my House-simulation class, from partisan” house members” who seem to be having more fun with it than I am.
I don’t know whether to join or not. What would Doc Hastings do (aside from vote partisan lines pretty much all the time)? Too bad Bob Barr’s inflamotory email isn’t up, and the accounts of that one insane amendment speal that just dogged the Speaker of the House (how’d he get an address at “RepublicansRule.com??)… sigh.
Every day, 10 more emails of this type. And, everyday more people refer to me as “Howie” or “Doc” than “Justin”. It’s inane.
Earlier, using the receipt as a bookmark, I noticed this sweet bit of copy at the bottom: