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Dawn Quyle Landau
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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Tag Archives: friendship
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
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
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
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Facebook, Friendship, Honest observations on many things, Life, Musings, My world, Relationships, Tales From the Motherland, the Internet, Writing Tagged Connectivity, Dawn Quyle Landau, Facebook, friendship, high school reunions, relationships, Tales from the Motherland, the Internet 51 Comments
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
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
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
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
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
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Life, Musings, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Women's issues, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged aging, blogs, friends, friendship, musing, Tales from the Motherland, women, writing 8 Comments
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
Posted in Awareness, Blog, blogs, Daily Observations, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Jewish, Judaism, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Personal change, Writing Tagged Atonement, Forgiveness, friendship, Jews, Judaism, mother-daughter relationships, parenting, personal change, Rosh Hashanah, Tales from the Motherland, Yom Kippur 11 Comments