Tag Archives: Musings

Friday Fictioneers: For My Boy.

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers! Each Wednesday, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields leads our merry band in creativity. This week’s photo prompt was provided by Renee Heath. To read other stories in this week’s series or to join in, check out details on Rochelle’s blog site: … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem, the Bitch Who Rides Me.

Self-esteem’s a bitch. A whore who sleeps with everyone– seduces and charms, but chooses favorites. If she loves you, you bathe in the luxury of her love; you sleep well and wake feeling strong and beautiful.  Those who she shines … Continue reading

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Gray on Gray…

I am sitting at a beautiful Inn on an island in the San Juan Islands. It’s as magical and beautiful, as that sounds. At a writer’s retreat for the weekend, I’ve had trouble writing– lulled by the stunning beauty around … Continue reading

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Hi, My Name is ___________, and I’m Addicted… To Facebook

Warning:  There are several statements in this post that may ruffle some feathers. I could say that I’m joking, but that would be cop-out. I am being playful, provocative, and definitely sarcastic, in many places, but I own the fact … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To My (almost) Adult Children

Dear guys, It’s time for us to have a little talk.  Of course, it’s my platform here, so I’m talking and maybe you’ll listen. You are all almost adults now, and well, that requires some adjusting. For all of us. … Continue reading

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A Middle Aged Woman Walks Into a Sex Shop…It’s No Joke.

Warning: If you are prone to tisk tisk’ing; if you might run into me in the grocery store and wonder; if you are friends with my kids; if you are an in-law or relative; or, if you are one of … Continue reading

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The U.N. Expands, and Fractures My Heart… Again.

Note to new readers:  Our family took in two foreign exchange students from August 2011 until June 2012. Denmark is a 17 yr (now 18) old girl. China is a 16 yr (now 17) old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr … Continue reading

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