getting far more emotional than i’d like at the prospect of the newsbabies singing the chorus of piano man at will
Ack sorry I sometime take for granted that not everyone is taught to sail at a young age. XD (I grew up in Michigan where my highschool had a sailing team so… *spoiled white girl problems*)
(There’s also a big difference between one of the Great Lakes and the Hudson/Atlantic Ocean, lol. They both see a ton of traffic so while I can handle a small craft on a river or a non-swimming beach or further south on the Jersey shore along one of the barrier islands, hell no am I sailing something on the Hudson or out to sea. Too many rules and regs.)
I don’t know why but I really feel like Will could probably sail a yacht. So maybe they don’t go far but they go far enough and drop anchor and they are far enough from the city where they can actually see a ton of stars.
Ehhhhhh bb boy grew up in Nebraska and probably moved to NYC around 19? I don’t see him getting his license to sail tbh since he was going through law school too and then working as an ADA and then got shipped (ha) down to DC to work as a speechwriter. I mean most people can figure out how to work small boats (I can) but the kind of boating license necessary to captain a yacht of the Lansing’s caliber probably wasn’t something he had the time or money to do until a few years ago and then was probably too depressed to do, especially since the NY/NJ qualifications are pretty stringent.
Also trust me it’s pretty fun to spend a weekend on a docked yacht—my friend was paid to house sit for these really rich people one summer and we got to do it a few times. And the marinas outside NYC are far enough away that you can see the skyline and the stars, so it works.
so omg so idek what to do with this
so like the dantana trial draaaaaaags out and gets really nasty and will and mac can’t get married before the trial is over but they get the marriage license at a certain point since its a 24 hr waiting period in nyc between getting the license and being able to get married, and have an arrangement with one of will’s judge friends from his ADA days that’s basically a standing appointment in chambers
and so when the suit is finally won will and mac immediately run off (ok not immediately) to get married at city hall bc they’ve waited too long and too much fuss has been made already and it’s not about the wedding its about the marriage and they want something quiet but like the senior staff and charlie and sloan and don and charlie and leona and reese wind up tagging along in chambers
(neal tweets out will and mac signing the license on the news night twitter hashtag #notspousalprivilege)
and then leona like throws them the keys to the lansing yacht to use for the weekend as their staycation honeymoon and they fuck in an unstaffed yacht all weekend during like late fall or s/t so the marina is empty and its quiet secluded and they have the nyc skyline and like buy groceries and shit and do stupid domestic stuff and lie on the deck and look at the stars
and all the staffers get drunk and party for them at hang chews after the friday broadcast and send them off from the newsroom like riotously happy and loudly
I loved Will immediately but I am kind of a narcissist
mom and dad are both in love with charlie tho it’s kind of the best thing
according to my dad will’s biggest redeeming factor rn is that charlie loves him so he can’t be that much of a douchebag all the time
also, my mother told me earlier today when we went to brunch at the diner that she v much enjoyed my shitfaced commentary of the newsroom when i forcibly made them watch the pilot last night