Write about: the carpenter.
Canucks won again tonight. With five games to go in the regular season they're guaranteed one of the top two playoff seeds in the Western Conference. First is within reach, but it'll take St. Louis losing a few games to happen.
Either way, I'm looking forward to the start of the playoffs.
Carl surveyed the proposed work site, his teeth clenched around the stem of his wooden pipe. He'd carved it himself years ago and it was badly in need of replacement. But there were too many memories in those teeth marks for him to let it go.
"So what do you think?" his partner Mitch asked, rubbing his hands together to ward off the early morning chill.
"I don't care for it," Carl said, his eyes narrowing. "But we need the money."
"And this would keep us busy for years," Mitch added.
"Yeah, assuming we survive to see it finished."
The two men turned their gazes upward in unison, each picturing the finished product. Carl dropped his head first.
"If we do this," he said after a lengthy silence, "you get the top half."
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