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Twinkie The Kid Starts A Comeback

I’m over at the new group blog, Long Awkward Pause, today. For those who know me, Long Awkward Pause is the name of the blog, not a reference to my manner of speaking. Click thru to head over and read my take on our assigned topic of Twinkies…and keep coming back for 6 more posts of spongy, creamy goodness.

When you leave the academy, they say that you’re ready. That is mostly true. And then you find one of your childhood icons passed out in an alley and you realize there’s no such thing as ready.

I was working the west side, overnight shift. Something caught my eye. Were those legs and cowboy boots sticking out from behind that dumpster? The city pays me to find out. I radioed my position and went to look things over.

A Flash Of Gold, When All Around Is Dark

He was filthy, but I knew it was him. The dirt couldn’t hide his gold color. A cowboy hat and bandanna alongside confirmed –  this was Twinkie The Kid, long time mascot for Twinkies cakes.

When I nudged him with my night stick he seemed fresh. He’d been through a lot, but was still spongy and yielding. It seemed crazy, but I thought he…

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2 Comments on “Twinkie The Kid Starts A Comeback”

  1. We Found Him Captain! says:

    I think I’ve been to one of Fruitpie the Magician’s concerts. I was sitting behind Twinkie who wore a cowboy hat…….Can you imagine?? A twinkle with a cowboy hat on!! I’m just saying…..


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