Thursday, February 17, 2011

It's munch time.

Napa Valley Register | Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2011

The 6-foot-tall pallet of Thin Mints began to wobble slightly as it was wheeled off the back of a 24-foot truck Wednesday morning. A cry of alarm rose from a small group of women as they watched the tower of cookies shimmy, but after a breathtaking moment the giant stack stabilized.

Standing calmly nearby, Nancy Dempsey surveyed the drivers as they unloaded 35 pallets of cookies at the former Salvation Army store on Main Street. Dempsey is the cookie manager for 30 Napa Girl Scout troops. It’s her job to make sure the cookies arrive in one piece as the annual Girl Scout cookie sale begins in Napa.

That’s right, it’s cookie time.

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