Category Archives: Life with Deli Woman

Sparkle Ears

Yesterday, after making a Sunday’s worth of sandwiches, I excitedly drove to Nordstrom’s Rack to buy $9.97 worth of sparkle for my ears. I was happy. Truly happy. First, it was a spectacularly sunny day, work was over for the … Continue reading

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One Meter, Stitch, Sandwich, Word, Compassion … at a Time

Like many people, I have spent a good deal of life setting goals. Some  have been easily achieved and others, despite high expectations have fallen by the wayside. Perfectionist all or nothing thinking, has often led to my biggest setbacks … Continue reading

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Best Supporting Actress in a Dramatic Mini Series

And the Award goes to …. Freeba, the Bear. The crowd erupts with cheering until an expectant hush falls, as the winner, dressed in Marcia Bear Born, makes her way regally to the microphone. “There are so many humans who … Continue reading

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Knitting for Sandwiches

The week began with a trickle of vitality.  It created the sensation that begins to approximate coming closer to myself. I took this as a good sign and pushed ahead to complete two luxurious scarves that were mailed off to … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Alert

By night I am tossed by staggering swells of grief in the face of flashbacks of my mothers last days and the feeling of Molly’s head tucked against my tummy as she breathed her last breath. By day I am … Continue reading

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That’s the Way – uh huh, uh huh – I slice it ….

My apologies to KC and the Sunshine Band, but this is what continues to roll around in my head as I contemplate the deli department. I am fascinated by the idea that there may be a connection between my 1975 … Continue reading

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