Tag Archives: #WPLongform

Recently, I had my attitude checked in a marijuana dispensary. You read that right: a weed shop. If you know me personally, and are judging me right now, save it ‘til the end; you may be checking your attitude too. … Continue reading

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I’m just messin’ around! A cheap trick, admittedly. I’m not trying to win a million dollars, and the only help I need or want, is your feedback and support. Easy, peasy. If you feel cheated, you can step away now … Continue reading

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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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From My Window Seat: An Epic Year of Travel

Note: This post was a year in the making, and took hours of writing and formatting. I apologize for the length, but it was hard to edit down. Over the past many months I found myself in an extraordinary whirlwind … 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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Posted in Aging, Awareness, Death of parent, Grief, Healing, Love, Mother's Day, Motherhood, Mothers | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Note: I prefer my original title, but proud to see this Featured on HuffPo On Tuesday, as I sat beside him, “Frank” died (*not his real name). I didn’t notice his last breath, just a sudden stillness. I placed my … Continue reading

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Note:  November 25th, is the U.N.’s International Day To End Violence Against Women. In recognition of the day, something I believe is important every day, I plan to share a few posts this month that look at how women are viewed and … Continue reading

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Little Man, stepping off into a big, bright future. On June 7, 2014 my youngest child, Little Man, walked across the stage at a local college gymnasium and got his high school diploma. As it was when his older sister … Continue reading

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My daughter, Principessa (*not her real name), has been living in Israel for the better part of the past three years; in September of the this year she made it official and got her citizenship. Some of you have read … Continue reading

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Mohamud was my driver from San Diego to Del Mar. I don’t say something like that very often. I don’t have drivers. I am happy to carry my own bags; I don’t fly in first class, unless I am upgraded … Continue reading

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