Morgan O’Connor

Stories by Morgan O’Connor

The Relay

Illustrated by Alberta Torres

The day before Christmas and we were get­ting drunk at the 19th Hole, our local golf course bar, which was almost buried in snow. There was a roar­ing fire and Wally, the bar­man and an old kinder­garten class­mate, brought over four long Jameson’s on ice. “Welcome home boys. This round is on the Inn,” said Wally. We …