Archive for the ‘The Real Deal’ Category

An Unlikely Meeting in the Grocery Store

  The first thing I noticed when I got to the grocery store was that the vegetable section was depleted. And he noticed too. “I’m looking for squash. Can you believe this squash? This is not squash,” he said, pointing to the few anemic-looking vegetables stacked up in the cooler. His face was familiar and…

Read More

Alpacas Make Good Friends

  Last weekend a friend and I went to a big outdoor market to jump start our holiday shopping. As we rounded one section of the vendors, we happened upon two alpacas. The alpacas’ chaperone stood nearby, quietly spinning yarn from their soft wool. Naturally, I asked if I could pet them and much to…

Read More