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Give and Take

Jun 10, 2014 Writing 101, Day Seven: Give and Take Focus today’s post on the contrast between two things. The twist? Write the post in the form of a dialogue. “No,” she said. “But why, Ma? Isn’t life worth it?” “Not … Continue reading

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Front Door Shoes

Loss Part II Yesterday’s prompt asked us to write about loss, in a three part series – which I took to mean yesterday, today and tomorrow. This is Number Two of Loss. I can include today’s cue too, however. Front … Continue reading

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Messes

Yesterday, while looking for a notebook small enough to fit in my bag for a publishing seminar I was attending at The Strand Bookstore (in Greenwich Village, my old stomping grounds), I happened upon one of my writer’s group prompts … Continue reading

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Parenting: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Posted on February 28, 2014by wendykarasin This is Merriam-Webster’s definition of parenting: the process of taking care of children until they are old enough to take care of themselves: the things that parents do to raise a child. It is clear to me that … 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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The Thing About Death, Don’t Run

I attended the funeral of my friend’s father on Friday, the last day of January, in New York City. He passed away after surviving dialysis, heart complications, three marriages, and the loss of his twin. He lived life on his … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Sweet 16

Why would anyone call a 16th birthday sweet? The female teen (I don’t believe I’m being sexist here, this is a girl holiday, right?) is in the midst of hormonal throes the likes of which few humans (except for other … Continue reading

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