Teas and Neighbors

“It looked like a lot of luggage for a weekend trip: Three suitcases and two big boxes. But it was easy carrying them to the airline counter. Most were empty. I was taking them to New Mexico to fill them up. Two days later, when I checked in at the Albuquerque airport for the flight home, they were stuffed. I had boxes packed with wine, Thai-spiced peanuts, cans of corn chowder, organic dog biscuits, hand lotion, dried gooseberries and much more.Yes, I know we have grocery stores in Dallas. But we don’t have a Trader Joe’s.”