This is the last Thursday in October, and marks the last of the Macabre Macaroni stories. You guys have been great, and I really appreciate your support and encouragement.
A Downward Economy
A dainty hand with a small flag came up from a low walled cubicle. The voice over the speakers said, “Number thirty-seven. Now serving number thirty-seven.”
He stepped forward and took a seat across the desk from a petite brunette.
She looked over the papers, taking her time before she spoke. “It says here that you’re looking for work as a tour captain, or possibly in the fishing industry. Is that right?”
“That is correct. I have a lot of experience around boats.”
“Your experience is admirable, but those are hard jobs with long hours. Quite frankly, you’re getting on in years.”
“That won’t be a problem, I assure you. My experience is–
“Yes, yes, it’s impeccable. Why…
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