Labor Day, Nickel Soda, 18¢ Bread
By Harry M. Covert
Labor Day is Monday and today is a perfect time to revisit first days of the first job. The experience sticks with most people no matter the passage of time. Me too.
Let’s relax for a while from all the partisan and silly debates around the nation. We need a rest from all the gabble flowing non-stop.
I like to recall the wonderful neighborhood grocery stores. Every city and town had them. They stick out because customers phoned in orders, they were charged on the family tabs, bills were cleared up usually on Friday paydays and orders were delivered by bicycle, if within a few blocks and by panel truck otherwise.… Read More