Most of the night crowd has gone home by now– the rest are drinking downstairs. Tony take a turn on bass and I join my girlfriend at the table, chatting as the night ends.
She surprised me, I thought she had gone to bed after her gig at the Rhino. It’s always nice to have a friend show up with love and support. Looking around the room, I think we’re all a little lonely.
After everything is counted up, the sun rises outside.
Tomorrow is a new year.