My wonder is rivaled only by my jealousy and an awful knowledge that if I worked harder, I could look like that too.
They were everywhere.
They shared our dressing room.
When we were out on the casino floor, they smiled at us broadly and kindly as we passed each other.
Me: They even SMELL good.
Adam: (in a rush) Thank goodness you said it. I couldn't say it without being creepy.
Turns out the gig I was in California for was a casino opening.
Let me tell you a thing or two about casino openings. I've done two now, so I'm an expert.
- Poor people with serious health problems come for free food, indoor smoking, and penny slots.
- free food and a lot of booze.
- a very unsurprising amount of fender benders in the many parking lots.