Rise of the Hippoteers

Two weeks before Christmas I quit smoking. That becomes salient about now. A couple of days before Christmas a guy I know, marginally, told me that he needed me to appear at such and such bar so he could win a beer. I figured that if knowing me was worth a beer then being me had to be worth two or three. The thing is that, prior to quitting smoking, the trip would have been beyond me. I simply wouldn’t have had the endurance. But, even then I was feeling…

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