BRAD AND CYNTHIA’S WEDDING
Normally, mixing drugs and alcohol is not a recommended practice. But, if you can’t make an exception for your best mate’s wedding, what kind of friend are you?
THE ECSTASY OF INSTANT COFFEE
In my youth, I was both precocious and an over-achiever. So, it was no surprise when I was sent to a reform school for teenaged boys when I was only 11 years old. It was a progressive facility, teaching skills that would be useful when we progressed to adult prisons.
THE CHINAMAN’S CHANCE
When the cashier at the hotel coffee shop in Rock Springs, Wyoming appeared at the cash register, the old Chinese man had already removed from his billfold a Hong Kong ten dollar note and a US twenty dollar bill. His wearing surgical gloves made the process more difficult. The cashier was fascinated by the plastic Hong Kong note. The Chinese handed it to her. “It’s worth barely a single US dollar”, he said. “Please accept it as my gift to you”, handing it to her with both hands.