It seemed so fitting to have such lovely music playing in the background as people enjoyed items that were crafted with love and respect for the people and the environment.
“Wow, look, mom, at Big Red. His nose is moving all over the place,” Little Charlie exclaimed, pointing at his new pup.
“Amazing! Big Red must be smelling the home-cooked goods on display,” Mrs. Tucker replied.
“Now, that’s why they are called Coonhounds,” Mr. Tucker stated, watching as Big Red’s nose checked the ground as he meandered beside them.
“Look, there’s your grandma and grandpa, Charlie,” Mrs. Tucker said, while motioning for Charlie to go and give them a hug.
“Hey Grandma, surprise,” he said, giving her an enormous hug.
“Oh, why isn’t this a surprise, my little dear, but where are your parents?” she asked now looking around her.
“They are over there by the stand with homemade banana bread,” little Charlie responded.
“Ah, yes, I see them, Charlie,” Grandpa Joe replied, as he waved at Charlie’s mom with his free hand. The other was now on little Charlie’s shoulder.
Charlie’s grandpa continued, “So you and your parents decided to come and visit us today. That’s really nice of you all. And look, there’s your new dog, Big Red! Your mom has been telling me all about him.”
“Yep, that’s Big Red, and he sure likes it here,” Charlie said with glee.
Then Charlie looked up to his grandma, tugging at her sleeve a little, “we, well, we were going to make your famous bread this morning, grandma, and we lost your recipe,” little Charlie said, feeling a little upset.
“Oh, you didn’t lose it. It’s just misplaced. Things have a tendency to show up again, you know,” she said to reassure little Charlie.
She continued, “I have a new internet blog site where you can access it anytime you’d like from now on. I figured I should get up-to-date with the internet. I keep getting recipe requests from your auntie, too, and your mom, so why not put the recipes online to share with the world?” Grandma Sue said with gentleness.
“Gee, that’s very kind of you to do, Grandma. Now everyone can use your great recipes,” little Charlie replied.
And so it was, Mrs. Tucker and Charlie went home that afternoon and accessed the new blog site that Grandma Sue had created. There were fresh loaves of bread that evening, and the next morning Mr. Tucker was delighted with his homemade toast with poached eggs.
To view Grandma Sue’s Famous Bread recipe, click here.
Photo Compliments of 8bells.
© 2011 Crystal Buchan