Sunday Go to Ride in Cuba, SC

SC Family Memories

Mercury1949SedanDa bought a new Mercury  almost every year (this is a 1949 model). After I got my driver’s license  he let me drive it when we went anywhere together. Those were happy days!

Summer Sundays at my grandparents Mimi and Da’s house were laid back, restful, and full of fun things to do. Everyone but Mimi slept as late as possible, rising to wonderful smells wafting throughout the house of her bacon frying.

Breakfast was dependable, good old grits, eggs however you wanted them, bacon and maybe ham, fluffy biscuits slathered with butter, and milk to drink for Harold and me, coffee for the grownups.

Actually, after I was six or so Mimi allowed me a cup of coffee too, a lovely pale brown liquid, mostly hot milk with a splash or two of perked coffee and lots of sugar added.

I’ve loved coffee ever since I first tasted Mimi’s…

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