“I’m Just a Poor White Girl…”

How are you?

I asked as I placed my grocery purchases on the store’s conveyor belt.


I haven’t purchased an energy drink today. I’m just a poor white girl trying to save some money”.

A small latte, please.

“Are you staying around for tomorrow’s festivities (4th of July)?”


We’re driving further south, later today.

“Don’t go too far south.”

Not to worry, just to Mendocino.

Weeks later, a minister wondered, while discussing the parable of the sower, how many Americans know how fruits and vegetables grow…..