“Hey there Cheryl! I’m off tomorrow! Want to do lunch?”
Puff. Puff. Getting my ass of the chair. Refilling coffee. Stepping to the calendar….
“Sure. Where should we try this time?”
“Well, my way or yours?”
“I don’t care. You pick.Your so good at that.”
“How much time do you have? Like all day, or just an hour?”
“I have an hour or so.”
“OK…so how much is that? One. Two. Four hours?”
“Oh, I don’t know. I guess the whole afternoon.”
And she called me.
“Have you ever been out of the city limits before? Like across the lake?”
Oh boy. (In all fairness she is NEW to this area- like 7 years new).
“Would you like to SEE the other side of Pontchartrain? (The world?)
“Oh yes. I would! I hear it’s beautiful!”
“And it has actual towns with people living in them. They have roads. And houses. And cable.You’ll be amazed.”
“Oh, that sounds wonderful. Even cable? Who knew?”
“I hear they have real cajuns over there?”
“In Covington? More like CEO’s. You’ll be fine” (Get a grip).
So it was with great anticipation that Maggie Mae ventured across the big water with me to explore the vast world that is outside of New Orleans, because, even though the livin’ is easy down here, and you might be tempted to never leave, sometimes you just have to take that fork in river that has more gators in it.
“I’ll pick you up, and bring your plastic…
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