Monthly Archives: February 2014

Prompt That Made Me Cry, Number One

Back to Saturday’s writer’s group and (part of) the Valentine’s weekend that rocked my world. In a cozy apartment we curl up on couches and chairs, settle into the afternoon with a fluted glass of Prosecco, pens and pads at … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Weekend, Late

Thursday, 2/13, the day before Valentine’s Day, I had plans to meet my significant other in Manhattan. However another snow storm of epic proportions fell yet again, so Thursday was not a day anyone drove anywhere. Instead we all shoveled, … Continue reading

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Mildred and Blossom

Mildred Brodsky is my mother’s best friend. They were in the Army Air Corps together as World War II WACs, they lived near one another in spacious apartments in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, they protested, argued, and supported one another for as … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Do it My Way

Daily Prompt: I Did it My Way Describe the one decision in your life where you wish you could get a “do-over.” Tell us about the decision, and why you’d choose to take a different path this time around. My divorce. … Continue reading

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What The ????

My mother insisted that those who felt the need to curse didn’t have a proper grasp of language. She did not appreciate the distinct pleasure in emphasis or ease cursing provided. She NEVER saw the point. It offended her ears … Continue reading

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Happy 50th to Ed and the Beatles!

Oddly, I never published this…so here it is, a few days late. The weekend was perfect. Perfect! Friday afternoon I Valentine’s Day shopped, including cards and small calendars with inspirational quotes for the special women in my life. Friday evening … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Wish I Were A Koala

The thing about life is it’s a teeter-totter. Every day. I get into grooves for periods of time (sometimes long periods of time) and think I’ve found the answer. But my body, my mind, the environment, a relationship, will eventually … Continue reading

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