Yep - we also passed by some new buildings because we don’t usually go to this part of downtown.
One was a huge Altria research facility - that’s Phillip Morris for anyone who doesn’t know, they make cigarettes since we live in tobacco country.
I was telling him they have research studies advertised on the radio where they pay people who already smoke a small amount of money to do opinion studies - like how a new cigarette tastes. Sometimes it’s smokeless tobacco or a new e-liquid or whatever they’re working on.
So, he starts in with sample questions in –
Sir, how quickly did you feel the cancer form with this sample?
I can’t remember them all, but he was pretty funny. I have a friend with a son who’s just graduated college and is having some success on the standup comic circuit. I’ve only seen a few Youtube videos & what he puts on Facebook, but I couldn’t help thinking that for a few minutes, my son was every bit as funny as hers. That wasn’t in any kind of competitive way - it’s just so nice to have his sense of humor back, even if he can be a little bit of a smart*ss.