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Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Note: I wrote this when my youngest son, Man Cub, was getting ready to graduate high school. I’d been there before; I thought I knew what I was in for. Now, two days before he graduates from college, the world … Continue reading
For many years I’ve enjoyed puzzles as a way to spend time with my family and friends, as well as a quiet way to think things through and chill. It started more than fifteen years ago, always in summer. I’d … Continue reading
“Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,” Mark Twain’s famous quote, might apply to my absence from all things writing. I’ve been digging deep, and working on stuff. But writing always finds me… and pulls me back from the edge. And … Continue reading
As I finally went to bed last night, at midnight, I found myself shaken by feelings that I dismissed as silly. I let them wash over me for only a moment, and then picked up my book, in the hopes … Continue reading
It’s been a very long while, blogging friends. Some of you have no doubt forgotten me. I would understand; it’s a fickle world sometimes, and out of sight… out of mind. Admittedly, my head has been in other places. Stuck? … Continue reading
It’s been weeks since I’ve been able to participate in Friday Fictioneers, and oh how I’ve missed it! Each week I see the prompt, and have had to leave it waiting. I knew I would not have time to reciprocate … Continue reading
And sot it continues…. forgot to link up, and lost a day! My dear Friday Fictioneer friends, I’ve missed this so much! I took off last minute to Israel, to see my daughter and help her move. She is expecting … Continue reading
This is a reblog of a post I wrote, three years ago– four days after my mother died. On this, the day after the third anniversary of her death, I’m sharing it again. Each year, when I read it, I feel new … Continue reading