Archive for April 3rd, 2011

The Yolk’s On Me!

April 3, 2011

THE SET-UP: When my daughter, Erin, was small, we established a sacred tradition: whenever she wanted a hard-boiled egg, she would crack it open on my forehead. Needless to say, my forehead saw a lot of action in the days following Easter every year. It’s been years since we’ve lived together so I have carried on the tradition myself, thinking of her fondly every time I cracked an egg on my noggin.

THE STORY: On the way to the Portland, Oregon, airport yesterday after a two-week visit in Salem with my college pal, Geri, I took a hard-boiled egg from my baggie of four such eggs, cracked it on my forehead, then (more…)