Stone Soup by Jan Eliot for October 17, 2010
Stone Soup by Jan Eliot Wally: Joan and I decided to drive out to the factory stores... Wally: We got caught in a huge line of trucks and missed our exit. Then it started to rain. Wally: After a 20-mile detour we'd nearly run out of gas and had to fill up on the freeway. Wally: At this point the kids were starving, so we hit a drive-through. Max smeared secret sauce all over Luci's car seat. Wally: THEN...in our hurry to get there before they closed...we got caught in a speed trap. Wally: SIGH Holly: If only there was a widely used information system that allowed you to shop from the comfort of your own home. Joan: But I had a COUPON!