Carrot top removal

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

April 15th, 2011

Small Towns

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, it’s a nice little piece of media.

Licorice Lover’s Club

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

April 4th, 2011

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