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Prince of Hearts

This piece has been featured on Huffington Post & SheKnows.com Music is my drug. It’s how I cope with many things. If I’m driving, there’s music on. If I’m writing, there’s music on. When I feel big things, I turn … Continue reading

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The Bold Tapestry of David Bowie

  I wasn’t cutting edge enough to really get David Bowie, when David Bowie first burst on the scene. His first album (David Bowie) was released in 1967, when I was four. I remember hearing the Beatles; I remember hearing … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: I’m Talking to You!

Friday Fictioneers, the most wonderful flash fiction on the interweb! Warning: highly addictive! Rochelle Wisoff-Fields pulls it all together, asking participants to write a 100-word story, with a beginning, middle and end, in response to a photo prompt, and to interact … Continue reading

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Tipsy Lit, Prompt: Someday My Prince Will Come…

I’m throwing my hat in the ring again for the weekly Tipsy Lit Writing Challenge. The stories are all excellent, week after week. My hope is that you’ll read my story and it will earn you vote. Polls open first … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Go Bold, or Don’t Play

It’s Friday Fictioneers! Rochelle Wisoff-Fields runs this band of merry writers, posting a weekly photo prompt for us. Using the photo for inspiration, participants are asked to write a 100-word story, with a beginning, middle and end. It’s a wonderful challenge … Continue reading

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I Want My MTV…

MTV debuted the year I graduated from high school, and just weeks before I started college. It was a revelation, in the life of this music junky. My peers and I had been blessed with the brilliance of Saturday Night … Continue reading

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Radio Free… Remember When?

Note: This post in my third contribution to the blog hop: Remember That Time… (this week:) The Radio.  Emily and Ashley are hosting this summer ho down, check out the other posts at the bottom of any of their posts. … Continue reading

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When God Spoke To Me, On The Banzai Pipeline… (Or, A Fall Down the Rabbit Hole)

Note:   If know me, or have followed this blog, then you may know that I am not a religious person, that our family is Jewish, and that I am neither Christian nor Jewish. You should also know that I am … Continue reading

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Awards, Challenges and an Announcement

At writing group this week, the writing prompt was “If you could change one thing about the way you were raised, what would you change?”  We are given 5 minutes to write a response.  The Writing Goddesses in my group … Continue reading

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The Middle: One Man’s Classic…(Another Music Post)

Yesterday Simon and Garfunkle came on the radio, and I stopped to sing along. Memories of my own youth and then my kids’ came rushing in, having played this song for my children countless times… But wait: I’d sung it … Continue reading

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