I’m Not Dense!
Elaine Palmer is most definitely a nerd, but not the kind that your mind imagines based on defined stereotypes. She’s smart, good looking, and worked hard for the money she has in the bank. However, she’s definitely a geek. Her introverted personality, weird hobbies and fantasies, and a self-admitted lack of street smarts all contributes to her being single. If you know your meme, Elaine is “forever alone”, unless she changes something...
Fast-forward in time to today, tomorrow, yesterday, whatever time you think this story would take place. The moon is visible in downtown Chicago, and Elaine is ordering her favorite indulgence: an "iced red tea" from Argo Tea.
“Medium iced red tea, please.”
“Sure, that will be $4.55.”
“Here you go.”
“Thanks Elaine. Staying to watch the jazz tonight, right?”
“Yep, going to enjoy myself upstairs while I wait… re-reading The Historian