Reading Menus

“If necessary, will you be my eyes at restaurants this weekend?” I look at Stockton as he edges the car out of the driveway in Mayberry, not wanting to go back and retrieve my magnifier. “Sure.” As he likes to say, he’s here to help. And, he probably doesn’t want to spend more time in…

Coffee Talk

The hum of conversations greet us as we shuffle inside. My eyes adjust easily to the warmly lit interior. Baking bread, brewing coffee, and the bustle of the popular eatery fills the space around us. A host leads our group across the wood floor to an open table. My niece and nephew get middle seats,…

Brunching

The weekend taunts me on Friday mornings at the office. A few more hours to focus, and then freedom. House projects. Parties. Errands. Weekends are full of that. When those are pushed aside, my favorite weekend activity stands alone. Sunday brunch: the best time to unwind and the best time to people watch. My husband…