Stuart Perkins doesn’t “preach”, or even “teach”. He tells wonderful stories and I love his posts. This one is pure gift! Enjoy! — LM
Today had been a cabbage of a day. Now I needed sprinkles.
It was a harried, unpleasant day at work. Nothing extraordinarily gruesome, just the sort of day we all have now and then which we’re glad to see come to a close. A hectic day full of irritable people and I resigned myself to endure it to the end. Yes, it was a cabbage of a day but once the cabbage was gone I could have my sprinkles.
As a kid growing up in Richmond, Virginia, I sometimes accompanied Mama on shopping trips to Southside Plaza, the local shopping center in its day. For me, eating at the S&W cafeteria there at the Plaza was the highlight of the trip. Mama picked our lunch items but allowed me the dessert of my choice. I always asked for pudding with sprinkles.
Sprinkles made me smile.
Desserts waited for me in…
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