IT’S NOT ABOUT THE COFFEE

Mar 27th, 2010 MUSINGS, Uncategorized Edward

My birthday. 73rd. Not a significant number. The folks at the coffee shop I frequent gave me a cupcake but they didn’t have any candles. No charge for the cupcake, though. The place has become a second home of sorts. Recently, I had a serious sugar crash while I was there. Couldn’t even get up from the table. I signaled the manager who kept the…

THAT YOU, ALAN?

Mar 20th, 2010 IN THE NATURE OF MEMOIR Edward

My aunt Edna and uncle George and two cousins, Alan and Norma, lived in Nuneaton, England, close by Sherwood Forest. My parents and I visited frequently. I spent a couple of weeks there in the summers. I can remember us, as toddlers, all three in the kitchen sink being bathed by my aunt. When we got older we would be taken to Sherwood Forest where,…