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Magic

My mom was my hero. Of course, I did not fully understand this when she was alive. I found her advice annoying, her calls intrusive, her desire to love me infantilizing. I took her for granted. How sad for me. … Continue reading

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Untethering

My lack of interest in writing can mean one of two things; I’m content and do not feel the need, or I’m suppressing. I believe it’s the former, and personal history will back up the decades I was too busy, … Continue reading

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First Sex Ed. The Death Ed.

In Sunday’s New York Times (February 19, 2017) a wonderful article quietly graced the bottom halves of pages 6 and 7. First, Sex Ed. Then Death Ed. The title drew me immediately, and the contents didn’t disappoint. The author is … Continue reading

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Depth and Honesty

Writing friends are different from regular friends, it doesn’t take the same amount of time to get to know one another because we share ourselves in serious, heart heavy stories. Even when we use humor.

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The Write

My writing life is close to a blank slate of late. This can be viewed in varying ways. Is it open, available, and receptive or is it simply nothing? It is both. After giving myself a hard time about not … Continue reading

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Today

Today a nor’easter barrels into Connecticut with the force of a bully. The aftermath will deposit 10-18 inches of snowy white powder on every conceivable surface. Today horrific highway conditions show tractor trailers jackknifed and cars stranded on streets and … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Self Love

I’ve decided to forgive myself. I have generations of women I’m carrying along with me. That’s okay, they deserve forgiveness too. It’s been a long time coming as forgiveness – in my case – is also tied up with being in … Continue reading

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