Maybe I'll do a roast this year
Today in the grocery store, as I strolled past the frozen turkeys, I paused to give a man in front of me enough space to put his bird in the buggie. I watched him balance a bird so large it must have been a frozen ostrich on the side of the freezer, then lift, well heave, it and in one agonizing motion throw his back out. Right there in the middle of the store, with Christmas Muzak crackling in the background, a scene right out of the Vinyl Cafe Christmas stories. It was a perfect moment and if I could have taken a picture, I'd have used it for my Christmas cards next year.