“Them bureaucrats are all crooks anyhow,” Elmer complained. Elmer’s cynicism gets on my nerves.
“Elmer, we can discuss this at home over a cup of coffee.”
“No thanks, I need to be off,” Elmer explained. Of course I knew that coffee to Elmer was like a cross to a vampire. Nothing like a clean conversation terminator!
Ed Vasicek is pastor of Highland Park Church and a weekly contributor to the Kokomo Tribune. Contact him at email@example.com.