Many meetings

who: Jack and Open
where: The Bar
when: Evening

He hadn't opened the bar for a couple of days. It was strangely surreal, with most of the other businesses in the town closed down. Bethany's bright sign looked particularly lonely, and he wrinkled his nose as he unlocked the door.

home sweet whatthefuck.

Who: Jack and Arienne and Open
When: midday
Where: Elm Street

Jack was, to put it bluntly, bewildered. He hadn't woken up till past noon, because Bethany said she was going to take double shifts and he had been finishing off that step for Rin. He'd planned on delivering it today. Sure, he'd spent a long time on it, but she was a nice kid, so he'd tried to make it something she'd have enjoyed looking at. And then promptly forgotten about it, with all the shit with the bar that had been going down lately, and cleaning up there.



Who: Nate, Arienne and then open to everyone and all (group scene!)
Where: Their house
When: Evening

The message had been put out over the journals and Nate had talked to a few people in town. The set up was simple - open house for them tonight, party of sorts. Nate was playing the part of the typical man's man outdoor chef and had the barbecue going, large slabs of meat cooking, some steaks, a rack of ribs, a good mixture for all - as long as there were no vegetarians. They never did well at these things, as far as Nate was concerned.

Arienne was busy making sure everything else was just so, and preparing for guests to arrive. She was playing her part as the dutiful wife, who was making sure there were enough drinks to go around, that there were munchies for people, that there were places for people to lounge in all sorts of different areas of the house and grounds. Particularly dealing with the sorts of people they were going to, she felt the need to ensure there were both indoor and outdoor areas set up, to deal with whatever needs those around them required.

Nate left the barbecue cooking for now, heading back inside. He'd changed earlier, a pair of dark jeans, a deep red, open-collared shirt, fairly laid back, but not too casual. He poured himself a glass of red and went to find his wife. "So - which do you think? Leave the front door open to get those who aren't sure whether they want to be here or not, or closed, so we can greet everyone who comes?" he asked her as he walked up.

"Open." Arienne said, glancing back to Nathaniel as she straightened the punch bowl she'd just mixed, so those who weren't fans of alcohol would have something to drink as well. "The impression I'm getting from so many people in town is they'll need the crutch of uncertainty removed. I've considered putting a sign on the mailbox that reads 'Come in, everyone's welcome', merely to circumvent any confusion on that part." she said, not having to weigh between the two ideas at all.

Nate smiled and chuckled slightly. "Well then, that works just fine - I've been telling people to get here at around 6, so they should start arriving any minute. Let's just see what turns up, should we?" he added, as always, anticipating the evening. He did so like a good social event, watching people intermingling, interacting. One never knew where it might lead.

[open to all!]

Open House

Hello everyone! My husband and I are having a party tonight. Everyone is invited, it's all on us! We'll be having a barbecue, so free food, drinks, all you need to bring is yourselves. We look forward to seeing you there!

Penny Royals (Grand Opening) -OPEN-


WHO: Penny Nichols, OPEN
WHERE: Penny Royals florist shop
WHEN: Mid-morning