Today, it’s my great pleasure to host a guest post by Barbara Venkataraman as part of Mystery Thriller Week. Barbara is the author of the ‘Jamie Quinn Mystery’ series and ‘Quirky Essays For Quirky People‘ series.
THEN, WHY ARE YOU HERE?
Picture yourself in the stands at a baseball game, not just any baseball game, but the last game of the 2014 World Series–winner takes all. You’ve invested a lot to be here, having spent a small fortune on a ticket (that was very hard to come by) and an entire day of your life driving, parking, and fighting the crowds, all so that you could watch this game. The man sitting next to you, clearly a Giants fan, is decked out in so much orange and black that he could be an advertisement for Halloween. In between cheering for his team, your seatmate observes how quiet you are and asks: “Hey, man, who are you rooting for?”