The gingerbread men at the Pastry Shoppe in downtown Trail remind the Trail Times of the old fable.

The gingerbread men at the Pastry Shoppe in downtown Trail remind the Trail Times of the old fable.

Trail shop bakes a mean gingerbread man

Who remembers the story about the little Gingerbread Man?

Who remembers the story about the little Gingerbread Man? The tale first appeared in the May 1875 issue of St. Nicholas Magazine. A childless old woman bakes a gingerbread man who leaps from her oven and runs away. The woman and her husband give chase but fail to catch him. The gingerbread man then outruns several farm workers and farm animals while taunting them with the phrase: “I’ve <span class="n_ 69 v1" style="color: #000000; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif, "Lucida Grande", Tahoma, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-tran