Archive for Sunday, October 14, 2007

Left-Over Spaghetti

October 14, 2007

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Left-Over Spaghetti
By Katie Lashbrook

He said, "If you have left-over cooked spaghetti,
cut it up and brown it in butter and olive oil, then
serve it as you would a potato or any starch.
It'll taste even better with a sprinkle of cheese."

My mom, a petite and pretty, widowed, shy woman
of a certain age, listening to her elderly walking companion at
cardiac rehab, was
amused, but also
flattered to have his attention.
He is verbose, she isn't.

"Well, that's a good idea," she said. "I'll tell my
five children."
She wanted him to know she had
back-up, if needed.

- Katie Lashbrook lives in Lawrence.

Comments

Ragingbear 7 years, 6 months ago

Wait.. huh? I don't get it. Am I missing something? How are they paying proper tribute to our Lord the Flying Spaghetti Monster?

All behold His Noodly Appendage.

Jean1183 7 years, 6 months ago

How adorable! Hope they enjoy each other's company.

Thanks for the smile today, Katie.

dragonwagon2 7 years, 6 months ago

Katie, as usual, I love your way with words. Thanks for sharing!

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