Plain Vanilla

My Grandparents just left last night. They are 79 and 83, I have a few stories to post about them, but this one I think is so funny.

Sitting at Yves Bistro with Ruben and my Grandparents.

Waiter: Can I interest you all in some desert?
Grandpa: Sure, what ya got.
Waiter: Creme Brulee, flour-less chocolate cake and fresh berries.
Grandpa: Do you just have plain vanilla ice cream?
Waiter: Sure would you like it over the flour-less chocolate cake?
Grandpa: No, I just want plain vanilla ice cream.
Waiter: OK, Sir no problem

A few minutes pass and the waiter returns and sets the ice cream down in front of my Grandpa in a fancy glass.

Grandpa: What the hell is that.
Waiter: Your ice cream Sir.
Grandpa: Well I know that, but what the hell is that. (pointing to something in the ice cream)
Waiter: It’s a Biscotti Sir
Grandpa: A what!?
Waiter; A Biscotti Sir
Me: Grandpa it’s like a biscuit
Grandpa: I don’t care what it is, get it the hell out of my ice cream!

Ah, Grandpa.

Do you think this happens to all of us as we get older?

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Courtney - September 5, 2009 - 4:53 pm

Perhaps "the learn" from this story is that we will truly learn to enjoy the simple things when we're older & we'll have the gumption (sp?) to demand it in a complicated world.

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *



G e t   S o c i a l
B u t t o n ,   B u t t o n   w h o ' s   g o t   t h e   b u t t o n ?