I always feel that a place is truly defined by its food because, in the words of Cesar Chavez, “the people who give you their food, give you their heart.”
The words you never want to hear in any section of the hardware store are – “Wow, I haven’t seen one of those for a long time!”
Have you ever eaten at one of those places where you’re shown to your table, then someone in a black dress/shirt comes along and says “Hi, I’m –. I’ll be your server tonight.” Their name isn’t really “—“, but you’re so engrossed in the menu that you don’t actually take any notice of anything they’re saying.
“Who are you?” said the Caterpillar.
“I — I hardly know, sir, just at present — at least I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.” – Alice in Wonderland
I always wondered where they got the inspiration for the famous BBC series Fawlty Towers. Now I know.
A good woman is hard to find, especially if she’s wearing camouflage gear
“He who regards the wind will not sow, he who regards the clouds will not reap”, or, as one of my golfing mates says, “no risk, no reward”.