Friday, October 17, 2008

Irish/Mexican bar?

Funny how real life and alternate history can intersect. My boss recently returned from a cross country drive to California to attend the wedding of a old Army buddy. He said when he stopped in Williams, Arizona, - "Gateway to the Grand Canyon" - he dined at "Pancho McGillicuddy's Southwest Bar and Grill". I looked it up, and it's for real.

Considering the story I'm working on - "Dispatches from The Troubles" - that's hilarious. I will have to set a scene in a similarly-named bar.

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