She was bent beneath the high glass counter, shuffling the plastic wrapped footballs of turkey and ham and chicken and beef in efforts to better display the deli’s wares.
For some reason I didn’t disturb her work to push my personal agenda, rather I just watched through the glass counter as her head moved and bobed with the work, ringlets of light brown bouncing like a shampoo model’s highlighted curls.
Their great spiritual leader, the honorable President Donald J. Make mine club style.” And that brings up another point.
Trump, has once again dumped several huge loads of shit right down on their Christened little heads. I want to thank everybody for their kind words—and attempts at words—expressed to me over my cancer news.
I cut the onion really thin and salt it first, let it sweat there to the cutting board to bring out its natural sweetness.
Hard to get good tomatoes right now and I haven’t figured out a way to grow good ones there to the house in wintertime.
I guess I lost track of things because the next thing I know I’m asking her, before I could stop myself I asked, “Do you have any food allergies? ” My brain was spinning, whirling through words that might save me from getting banned from yet another favored grocery shopping establishment.
As I was about to make another comment that likely would have made matters worse, as that is my habit, her countenance moved from a look of “Huh, whatthefuck is the crazy man asking?
But can’t milestone also be used when a negative momentous event occurs?
Sometimes lettuce and sometimes not, but always mayo, not mustard. Best mayo on the block unless you make it yourself, which is quite a production.
My Gram almost killed the entire congregation over to the Baptist joint this one time when her homemade mayo cured a bit too long when she left the tater salad out on the patio.
“Oh, sorry, sir, I just get so wrapped up in my own world sometimes that I….…” Ah-hah, I thought, a kindred spirit. One of my exes—that would be Ingrid of Ingrid’s Hot Wax Emporium—loved to utilize body parts as serving vessels, and I’ve always had keen interest in creative serving vessels.
This one time I made chicken salad with grapes and walnuts and……….