Book Bum

May 11, 2010 at 1:12 pm | Posted in Book Blather, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Walking up the street, I saw one of San Francisco’s many street people.  He was sitting on the sidewalk, on some bedding, with a “fishing pole” hanging out.  (A stick with a plastic cup hanging from a string, with a clever saying written on it, for the purpose of panhandling).  And do you know what he was doing?

He was reading A Reliable Wife!

Later, I went for a sandwich, and a man came in carrying a little boy of about three years old.  He was singing the alphabet song.  He finished, “double, u, x, and t…”

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