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Friday Fictioneers: From The Inside Out

The week started on a sad note, with the death of David Bowie. It has washed over me over and over, since hearing the news–– moments after his family announced it. The world is an infinitely more interesting place because … Continue reading

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Love, In Dog Years

For Luke, our much-loved yellow lab… our companion, our friend, my baby. He is 16 and has gone down hill rapidly this year. I realize we are very lucky; many dogs never live as long as Luke has. And yet, I … Continue reading

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A Few Things I Forgot… About Being A New Mother

My daughter, my eldest child, just had her first child– a baby boy. They live in Israel, and I flew over for his birth and to help afterwards. What was meant to be a two-week trip, became 4 and I … Continue reading

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(A Long and Slightly Rambling Post That Serves As:) The Best Apology Ever

In the past several weeks, have I: Written something?    Um, nope. Read something?      Nope. Maybe a few sentences before I fall into a coma each night. Take a shower– other than the kind you take just to cool … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned Watching My Children Grow Up… or Lost In Translation

Currently Featured on Huffington Post So please feel free to shoot over there and give me some sugar! “I wasn’t born your mother.” I said this in another post. It seems like a no brainer, but somehow, between the time they … Continue reading

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Showered With Love… A Surprise Skype Baby Shower!

The times they are a changin’, and at fifty-something– with my kids spread all over the planet, this mama has to do what this mama has to do to be part of their lives. So, when my girl announced I’d … Continue reading

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Other Mothers Among Us…. (Healing For Mother’s Day)

Also featured on Huffington Post: http://huff.to/1czN6nc Every year I’ve struggled with my emotions on Mother’s Day. My children have been fairly hit or miss in recognizing the day: from breakfasts in bed that, while not always edible, were priceless in … Continue reading

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