September 2010

Magic Al

September 26, 2010

in Diner Stories

I was enjoying a fairly simple lunch at one of my favourite restaurants one afternoon when a man dressed in a cowboy suit entered the dining room. I didn’t know this at the time, but I eventually learned that this man was known in my hometown as Magic Al, and that he was an eccentric deaf man […]


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A Fungus Among Us

September 11, 2010

in Sanitation Stories

My wife and I went to eat at a Spanish restaurant in the Tampa, Florida area. It was nicely appointed with Spanish paintings on the wall; subdued lighting, good service and tasty food made for a pleasant dining experience. While we were enjoying our meals I felt a drop of liquid that had fallen onto my […]


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