Small Talk

Pastrami

October 23rd, 2015

Weirdest nickname ever. I've had a lot of nicknames affectionately given to me but my daughter tops them all.

One day Olivia started calling me Mommy Pastrami, simply because it rhymes - and I like pastrami sandwiches. It came out of nowhere.

IMG_8583

I thought it was adorable and of course I respond to it. Then one morning, in the casual way of abbreviated Americans, she simply shortened it to Pastrami.

"Pastrami? Can I watch TV?" I heard the little sweet voice call out.

Without hesitation, I answered, and then I added, "Did you just call me Pastrami? Just Pastrami?"

"Yes," she giggled. Eight year olds.

"Pastrami loves you," I smiled back.

So there it is. I'm Pastrami now.

Pastrami is signing off now. See you on the next blog day.

3 Responses to “Pastrami”

  1. Hapa_Haole_Boy:

    Gee, I wonder why I'm so ono for a pastrami sandwich all of a sudden!?


  2. HOSSANA:

    Geez, i remember going to Lyn's Delicatessen and ordering my double pastrami sandwich....oh, man, was it delicious......the rye bread was so fresh and pastrami so nice and hot with a cold potato salad as a side with dill pickles.......loved it......


  3. M:

    Hello Diane,
    I like pastrami too so that means I like you too! lol


Leave a Reply

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Star-Advertiser's TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.

Recent Posts

Recent Comments

Archives