Christmas Biz

Finding exactly the right Christmas gift for his 98-year-old mother: an old school cotton candy machine to enable her to start her own business.

The Idiot got a square deal (which means he spent more than he’d pay online) on an authentic Gold Medal cotton candy machine with a high-speed spinner at the coolest store in Redding, California: Newell’s Bar & Restaurant Supply, Inc. His mother plans to sell “GreatGrandma’s Cotton Candy” in front of the post office on Yuba Street in downtown Redding.

Posted on by Joel in Idiotic Musings, Style, USA, Weather, Where is the idiot

About Joel

Joel Stratte-McClure has been a global trekker since the 1970s. He lived in France for over 30 years, working as a journalist, before he turned his attention to a unique life-time-project of walking the shores of the Mediterranean. The first 4,401 kilometers are explored in his inspirational and entertaining first book "The Idiot and the Odyssey: Walking the Mediterranean." The next 4,401 kilometers are covered in the gods-filled sequel, "The Idiot and the Odyssey II: Myth, Madness and Magic on the Mediterranean,” published on Valentine's Day 2013. The last 4,401 kilometers will be discussed in the last book of the trilogy currently entitled "The Idiot and the Odyssey III: Alexander the Great Walks the Mediterranean."

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