Richard says: "The library patio is the new Replay Lounge. I've said it many times: the hipster scene is always shifting. Now let's just see if they approve of me drinking PBR out there."
In other news, last night at Free State Richard paid a dollar to join the "East Lawrence Neighborhood Association," for which he will receive a series of bi-monthly "manifestos" featuring communal gardening 'do's and don'ts' ("Do, keep your area well tended; Don't, take all my fucking peas") and continuing coverage of the local chicken-ownership controversy. So far he's learned that East Lawrence has its own President.
Meanwhile, somewhere in southern Kansas, Kip is floating in a small boat on a pond and handwriting his dissertation. The current working title: " 'Are you gonna eat that taco, Sally?': The Effects of Eighth-grade Lunchroom Behavior on Afternoon Classroom Performance."