Category Archives: food

If My Feet Could Talk

When I went to see Vivet who does my nails figuring, I’d have to wait till August to get a pedicure since women’s toes are chomping at the bit, she surprised me when she said… “I’m free now.” I expected … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…June 25

I’m in my friend’s gourmet store. He’s ordered pizza for his whole staff. A masked woman comes in, her Louis Vuitton opened with a Yorkie, that could fit in your purse, peeking out. She lowers her mask and sniffs the … Continue reading

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Is She Nuts?

YES!!! One can say, she, meaning me, has been slightly acting out during her prison stay, my inner-devil making impromptu appearances….for instance. A Purell Dispenser has been installed in the lobby. A nice touch, until a sign was added… PLEASE … Continue reading

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Pandemic By Phone

7:15 A.m. I’m in the market, in the check-out line. If you ever told me it would be such a wealth of material, I never would have believed it. A woman is behind me on her 6 foot mark. Another … Continue reading

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Something Smells Fishy

I’m at the market on my corner waiting for the sushi man to make my fresh salmon quinoa roll he makes me for lunch, every day. The fact that it’s only 7:20 a.m., and he has tons of work to … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…May 1st

I’m in line at Whole Foods, 7 a.m. sharp. Those of us, 55 and over get to shop before the store opens at 8. We’re patiently standing on our marks, 6 feet apart on heavy strips of gaffer’s tape they’ve … Continue reading

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And The Hits Just Keep on Comin’

Thank God for humor, and I don’t say that lightly. Where would we be if we couldn’t laugh at the absurd and the outrageous? The world is upside down, with us trying our best to hold on. Accepting the things … Continue reading

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Norma Rae In Crackers

Another drama unfolds at my neighborhood grocery store. There I was in Biscuits, Crackers and Chips, reading the sodium content on a box of Triscuits, when I hear a woman yelling at another woman who’s standing too close to her. … Continue reading

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Girl In The Box

I’ve been counting my blessings quite a bit, to lessen feelings of upset at having my life so drastically slashed. Shelter in place as it’s in its second week, reminds me how lucky I am to have my personal, shelter … Continue reading

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Is Nature Hoarding?

While out for my run, my lone Civil Liberty still intact, I saw a pack of raccoons. Usually it’s one or two, but today, they were all out as if it were family day. Now I do tend to over … Continue reading

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