Story 37 of 100

Elena Tucker
5 min readMar 24, 2023
Photo by Gabriel Gurrola on Unsplash

The Sunday Breakfast.

Arnold Fentoni finished peeling the potatoes and quickly used the mandolin to slice them into thin, round discs. Arnold was a first-generation Italian American. Actually, his mama was 7 months pregnant with him when she and his papa immigrated from Naples to Detroit, Michigan. Arnold’s name was really Arnoldo, but only his parents ever called him that, not even his brothers and sisters ever did. One…

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Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.