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As I approached the Chinese Food booth at the mall food court, a small Asian woman popped towards me with a juicy piece of chicken on a toothpick. “Free Sampo,” she said in broken English.  My son and I each grabbed a toothpick, and tasted the surprise treat on a stick. “That’s good!” we agreed.  “I would … More Free Sample

Date Night: Saturday at the “Soup Kitchen” or: Give a Man a Ravioli

It used to be a mill town; the old mills are now condos for the career professionals and unfortunately, the drug dealers. The locals can’t afford to live in those buildings. The church on the corner supplies free meals on Saturday nights. Local churches rotate the duties of cooking, serving meals, and cleaning up. My … More Date Night: Saturday at the “Soup Kitchen” or: Give a Man a Ravioli