It was one of those perfect beach days. My last day off had been foggy and rainy, a total waste of a day. This combination of factors always made me especially resentful of my retail gig selling overpriced hand-hooked rugs to the bloated summer populace of Nantucket. As an old camp pal wouldâ€™ve put it, my days were deadâ€¦dead as a doornail.
The highlights of my eight-hour shifts were the smoke breaks Iâ€™d try to coordinate with those of the scruffy British guy who worked as a sous-chef next door. His were hand-rolled, a bit messily. I found it Read more