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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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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
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
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
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
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Women's issues, Writing Tagged #WPLongform, aging, College age children, Grown children, Musings, parenting, Tales from the Motherland, women 72 Comments
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
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Education, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Musings Tagged #WPLongform, Humor, Lovers, Middle Aged Crisis, Musings, Orgasm, Outsiders, sex, Sex shop, Sex toys, Vibrators 55 Comments
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
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blogging, Can't sleep, Daily Observations, Foreign exchange students, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Israel, Life, Musings, My world, Parenting, Summer, Tales From the Motherland, The U.N., Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged #WPLongform, Adult kids, aging, Humor, Life transitions, Longform, Musings, parenting, Tales from the Motherland, The U.N. 18 Comments
First World Problems…
First World Problems: It’s a new’ish term that seems to be everywhere lately. I like it. It seems to apply to a lot of things that strike me (sometimes after the fact) as really stupid. Generally, I know, in … Continue reading
Having recently come out of a depression… months and months of stalling, stagnating, feeling stuck and dark, it’s amazing to see how much I get done, now that I am digging my way out. Frankly, I was beginning to think … Continue reading
Play it; listen to this gem. One of my favorite songs. Ever. By anyone. And no one sings it like Dave. The title: Dancing Nancies (speaking of names, who the hell is Nancy—let alone multiple Nancies), but so many of … Continue reading