Episode 1: Gouda
It had already been a long, cold winter and it was only the end of January. There was only one thing to do… get out of town. I set my sights for Florida, but somehow made a wrong turn once I reached Interstate 81. I ended up heading north instead of south. A rookie mistake. No problem, though. At the first rest area I’d turn around. Pulling off the expressway I stopped near a picnic table to walk the dog before heading for the facilities to relieve myself of the large tankard of coffee I’d been nursing since leaving Rochester. Approaching the picnic table I was perplexed to find a round object wrapped in red wax. What was a wheel of gouda doing there? Perhaps another traveller had left it. Then I noticed a note was attached.
As Henry took care of business and I thought to myself, “What the hell? How had Nicky found me?”
To be continued…
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