My Tobacco Shoplifting Crime Spree When I was 12 Years Old

Snuff and cigarettes were the cool things to take — why?

Boiling hot water to make instant coffee was a devious act in my fifth grade. We’d do it at a friend’s house when his parents weren’t home. He knew how to put the kettle and he’d yank out the Sanka or other decaf crystals when his mom or dad went out for an errand.



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Don is co-author of the Tom Stone Detective novels on Amazon and writes content for businesses. Visit Don Simkovich Amazon.