Tag Archives: friendship

My Meningitis Purge

Life is challenging. Even if you’re one of those amazing people who always see things positively (and I know some of them), or you’re one of those folks who wrangle challenges better than others (I know them too), we all … Continue reading

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What To Do When You See Your Dead Friend In The Produce Department

You go to the supermarket, to pick up a few things for dinner. You’re just passing the Gala apples and headed toward the brussel sprouts­­–– because you’re an adult, and you’ve learned to like them–– and there she is, your … Continue reading

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Sure, Sleep Tight In Your Facebook Bed… But Do You “Like” It?

I cannot deny, I live in a Facebook world. I log on every day; I like things; I comment and interact with friends and family, near and far. Admittedly, I lose hours to Facebook every week. I wont justify or … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Auggie’s Got Game

It’s time for Friday Fictioneers, but Word Press has stopped sending me the posts I follow! Alas, I am late again. It’s the amazing flash fiction challenge, which I wait all week for! Check out Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, to join in, … Continue reading

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And The Christmas Miracles Abounded…

I believe in magic; I’ve said it before. I believe that magic presents itself to us in ways that we don’t always recognize or appreciate, but it’s magic just the same. I believe in goodness. I believe it outweighs bad, … Continue reading

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Friendship: A Slow, Painful Death…

The title of this post is in no way to suggest that friendship, itself, is a slow painful death. However, the end of a good friendship is one of the worst kinds of deaths: slow and so horribly painful. Having … Continue reading

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Bravo! Let’s Get Real…

Hi, my name is Tales From the Motherland, and I’m addicted to reality.  Please don’t call me out for using the classic “meeting” hello; trust me, there will be plenty of opportunities to judge here. Those of you who are … Continue reading

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The Middle: Dear Friend.

It’s been a very strange week. I was on a tear it up writing binger for most of November that came to a screeching halt a week ago today. A brief trip to the sun, where sunscreen and keyboards don’t … Continue reading

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The Middle: Atonement…

Tonight marks the start of Yom Kippur, the day of Atonement.  It follows Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which started last week. These are the High Holy days, the holiest days of the Jewish calendar. Our family is Jewish, … Continue reading

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This Is Not Just a Tail, But a True Love Story

It’s impossible to explain to those who don’t know a good dog’s love, just how much they can mean to you. How they truly become a part of your family.  In some ways, I’ve been working on this in the gray … Continue reading

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