Archive for April, 2011

Carrot top removal

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

The check out guy at New Seasons offered to remove the tops of a customer’s carrots. He said they keep these unwanted greens for people who keep rabbits. Interesting little service.

Handful for a Dollar

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Small Towns

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

I stopped at a big diner in a tiny town and found this little gem:

A coffee cup with ads for all the local businesses. It would be better if they also had ones with the names or pictures of locals but, in a small town where you probably know all the owners of those businesses, [...]

Licorice Lover’s Club

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

“The only requirement is your photo”
Found at the ice cream shop in Parkdale, Oregon.  Which one? Um, the only one. They have a licorice flavor that turns your tongue black.

Flight joke

Monday, April 4th, 2011

“Please refrain from smoking until you leave the entire state of California” – stewardess announcement as we land in SFO from Oregon