This story was triggered by a visit to Liz‘s cooking blog. Boy ! Can she cook !
(Click this picture of Liz’s to take you to her pancake post.)
In the ’80’s I stayed with Jim & Doris Nelson in Julian CA (it’s a shame that I have lost touch with them). Jim asked me to take his truck down to Ramona for servicing.
(Found on Google Search)
I popped into a nearby cafe for a cooked breakfast while waiting for the truck to be finished. I ordered the usual inc. pancakes. I asked for three. The waitress looked shocked and went away shaking her head. “Mad English !” I suppose she was thinking. She returned with two plates. One with the breakfast. The other was piled with three 1″ thick pancakes the size of “manhole covers”. I was surprised they didn’t have printed on them “San Diego Highways Dept.”
(Found on Google Search)
She stood over me and smiled. The cook peeped over the bar and smiled. All the customers smiled. And I thought “Oh boy !” as I asked for the 6th bottle of maple syrup. I got through one pancake !!
It’s now 1009 followers. 1003 of you are with WP dot com. Six more are emails. How fantastic is that ! Thank you so much !
On the 2nd of October 2012, when I had 184 followers, I wrote a fun post about following. I am copying it here as I have so many new followers to upset. Here goes ! Have fun !
I am following you Ralph because:
1) I like your hat
2) I like where you live because it is nowhere near where I live
3)I like your blog but I don’t like you
4) I like you and I want to marry you
5) I am married but I still want to marry you
6)I am single and with you around I am staying single
7)I get bored easily so I come over to your blog and get more bored
8) My psychiatrist recommends this blog as shock treatment
9) I have had a bad hair day and I want to take it out on you
10) I want to know if my boobs are too big for this sweater
12) A bit of the other
Thank heavens you are blog followers, NOT real life followers ! I could cope with washing the clothes of 1000, even feeding 1000, but 1000 followers snoring ! No way !
Ralph xox ❤
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