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Grocery Shipping

Thank you, Meijer corporate employee or higher-up store manager for the kind gift.  While shopping with my two daughters who were strangely mostly-well-behaved shoppers last week, you approached me in the ethnic foods aisle. Maybe I looked tired, or overwhelmed. … Continue reading

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To Pick a Peck

The work shift starts in ten minutes–past the orchard, the vineyard and over the tracks–  seven-tenths of a mile from here.  In so little time there will be the collection of payment for services rendered, the endless Swiffering of hair … Continue reading

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Coming Back to Bless Me

“What is that?” Nathan asked.  “Oh, it’s apricot and almond galette,” I said proudly.  “It’s for dessert tonight.” “Oh, so fruit pizza.”  Flashback to the 80’s Fourth of July parties of my youth: rolled out 9×13 rectangle of puff pastry, … Continue reading

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What the tomatillo is going on?

I think she was 5 or 6 when she asked me what a chicken nugget was. It must have been 5 because by age 6 she would have seen kids eating them in the school lunch room. I’m still pretty … Continue reading

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