Cranks My Tractor

Published: Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 12:15 PM.

I’m not picky.

Leftovers are great.  Recently I took leftover spaghetti in a plastic cup.  There is no one at work I need to or desire to impress with the best Chinet paper plates or Tupperware.  My problem is that I never get back home with the Tupperware or glass bowls.

Eating out of cans is appealing to me.  With a stash of plastic spoons and forks from the dollar store or scavenged at a fast food restaurant, I’m always prepared.

On this morning, I saw a can that looked good and stuck it in a brown paper bag along with a banana and some chocolate tea biscuits.  Chocolate tea biscuits?  I bought them in the “Englishter” section of the grocery store.  For some reason, it seemed like a good idea at the time.

If you are an Andy Griffith Show fan, you will remember when Malcolm Merriweather coming in and out Mayberry two or three times.  Malcolm was the British bicycler who was a valet and also helped Aunt Bee around the house in one episode.

I liked Malcolm – I bought the chocolate tea biscuits (and took them for lunch).

When it came time to eat lunch on this day, I found a can opener and I opened up the can…

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