Opening Day, 1997

Opening Day, 1997
I opened bright and early January 7, 1997 after a very late night and a super-early morning getting everything ready for action. I rolled the bagels and mixed up some muffins — particularly proud of my carrot-apple-zucchini muffins.

The sunrise was spectacular and I had a few early morning customers who were psyched that I was finally open. The day turned out more hectic than I imagined. My visions of learning banjo or knitting in my spare time were fading fast…