Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Great Moments In Housekeeping

In 1964, CBS gave me $5 to report election results from an Oregon precinct. Local residents kindly gave me a place to wait for the count, and I spent half an hour in an immaculate parlor.

The family son-in-law lit a cigarette and looked around for an ashtray. Finding none, he continued to smoke until a substantial length of ash fell on the floor. His wife's mother sent a death ray in his direction, and he made a one-handed grab at the house poodle to wipe up the ash with its gray fur -30-

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