Wednesday, October 6, 2010
I pulled a granny...
My wonderful grandmother loved to take sugar packets and small 1/2 and 1/2 containers from anywhere she went. I think this is a common thing for many grannies - don't know why it happens but it does. It didn't matter that she had an enormous supply already stashed in her kitchen - she helped herself. When she passed away (twenty years ago now) we cleaned out her house - there were enough sugar packets in the kitchen to feed a small village for a year. They were stored EVERYWHERE. It was funny and sad at the same time but I can't ever see a packet of sugar without thinking of her. There was also an extraordinary stash of chocolate throughout the house too! She had a fabulous sweet tooth.
Fen and I are guilty of stealing sugar packets and leaving them on her gravestone. I know she'd get a kick out of that. I'm sure the folks at the cemetery wonder why on earth they are there. We didn't get there this year, unfortunately. Maybe next year.
Tomorrow I will go back to buying sugar and Splenda, but today I honour my grandmom!