C20 Chapter 20
After practice, I swung by my place and grabbed the wooden checkers set I’d bought for Marlene’s birthday. It wasn’t the exact one she used to have—this one was nicer—but it looked similar. On my way, I stopped at the florist and picked her up a bunch of colorful flowers.
“Morning, ya old bastard.” I smiled at Grouper.
He scrunched up his forehead and looked at me funny