26 May 2008

What was in Grandmother's Purse?


My hierarchy of sweet tastes was shaped with something my grandmother always had in her purse - Lifesavers. Grandmother bought a new pack of Lifesavers just about every day and never bought the same flavour twice in a row until she started to space out in her last years, the years when her tea was more important to her than a gin and tonic.

I liked the tropical fruit Lifesavers the best and I liked the white coconut Lifesavers of the rainbow of tropical fruit flavours the best of them all.

Go Coconuts!

2 comments:

Stephanie in Vcr said...

Well, if she bought them that regularly, you missed out on the important purse-lint aspect.

Mr. Beer N. Hockey said...

Any lint stuck to a forgotten pack of Lifesavers in my grandmother's purse would have been half tobacco.