Getting a Cold Drink

After shopping for several hours today, I felt myself in need of a rest for my feet and legs. I decided to employ one of my mother’s favorite respites. She would say: Let’s get a cold drink. As a child, I dreaded hearing her say those words for it meant we would be headed to […]

The Ice Man Cometh

As I was reaching for my full glass of ice water this afternoon, I was reminded of another incident involving ice cubes that was far from normal. Mother loved a cold drink. This should not be a shock to anyone who knew her or has read about her adventures here. The task of making ice […]