So Afterwards

Wendell — in catching up — he alluded to time spent in New Mexico. I asked where.

Truth or Consequences.”

He was a fireman there. I replied that I was just out there, a few weeks ago, in TorC.

“You must’ve been there, if you call it, ‘TorC,’ man, no one else calls it that.”

You had to be there. I was.

“What’s changed?”

My guess? A few names on businesses, but not much else.