Funerals and a Buffet

The best part of being a writer is that you have an opportunity to create different personalities. One of my favorites is someone who is a complete asshole. I can be an asshole every once in while, but for the most part my temperament is well balanced, some even say I’m a nice guy. My first book, yet to be published is titled “Port Summerville” and is soon to be released. The main character is a bit of an asshole, but can also be a nice guy on occasion. This is a bit I was running through my head tonight and I might add it to the story.

Funerals and a Buffet

Something I’ve always been curious about, was all the food the day of a funeral. I suppose it’s a way of telling the survivors, don’t worry about dinner today, it’s all taken care of. What about tomorrow? They’ll still be sad—and hungry. I’ve been to several funerals and the Baptists have it going on! They know how to serve a spread. Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, and oh my God, the desserts are to die for! Sorry.

It’s sad that I think this way, but the next funeral I go to and right after the graveside service, I’m certain I’ll be the one to say, “Well I suppose that’s it. Let’s eat!



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