McPherson, KS: Mother nurses me with a warm bottle in the Pontiac GTO as I watch the windshield wipers wipe.
San Antonio, TX: Carlos, our next door neighbor, throws a party where I taste frijoles for the first time and love them so much that he gives my parents extra for me to eat mãs on Sunday.
Denver, CO: It’s our first family vacation, and I order a cheese omelet with green peppers while Pike’s Peak mountain keeps an eagle eye on me through a giant picture window.
Abilene, KS: The household ban on spaghetti is lifted for my 12th birthday.
Manhattan, KS: Dad and I sit on the back of his beat-up Ford tailgate taste-testing my new college delight: Gyros.
Sterling, KS: Study break run to Kwik Shop for Jiffy blueberry muffin mix and M & M’s with new guy.
Bastanchury Hill, CA: This guy again with port wine cheese and crackers in his car overlooking Orange County.
Greeley, CO: Richard Scott’s grilled hamburgers every Wednesday night in the Nazarene church basement (put your money in the basket).
Wrightwood, CA: Fernando, who is the best summer camp cook ever, reveals his secret guacamole recipe to us. Of course we write it down.
[For Krissy at Kneal1Poetry]
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