ROTHENBURGER – From coffee cups to bombs, we’re obsessed with big

That’s a really big bomb.

Big is so important to us that we can’t even bring ourselves to use the word ‘small’

I WAS OUT and about one morning this week when I felt a need for caffeine. Not a lot of caffeine, just enough to say hello to the day.

Pulled into the drive thru.

“Hi, what can I get for you today?!” asked the cheery voice on the speaker.

“I’d like a small regular coffee, with cream,” I said.

“Definitely! Would you like cream in your coffee?!”

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Mel Rothenburger is a former daily newspaper editor and a former mayor of Kamloops. Contact him at

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3 Comments on ROTHENBURGER – From coffee cups to bombs, we’re obsessed with big

  1. God, as immense as He is, became the size of a man and changed history.

  2. You were at a drive-thru?
    That’s what thoughtless people do regardless of what and how they write.

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