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Life on the side

Always spent my life waiting to live. Watching others live. Thinking: that’s not for me! Too risky. Some people never feel fully grown up until both of their parents are gone. They did not want to grow up that way, … Continue reading

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Earth Poem

Every single day I fervently pray for the Earth to stay in its glorious way. For when I see so much humanity setting garbage free, dumped into the sea… I’m compelled to ask why. And it makes me cry because … Continue reading

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Directive

There is pushing forward There is also ratcheting back Both require strength 

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I Cannot Be Serious

When I stand up I want to sit. When I sit I want to lie down. When I lie down I want to dream. When I dream I want to wake. When I wake I want to joke. When I … Continue reading

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Southwest of New Rochelle

An ocean of rooftops viewed from my speeding train (the 4:29 out of Milford) baked pale yellow by the sun. For a moment, I thought I was seeing a sprawling field of dried alfalfa. But no, just some shitty buildings … Continue reading

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The Proust Questionnaire

Kaarina Dillabough (a clever business consultant I hope to utilize someday) recently posted a link on Facebook that directed me to the Proust Questionnaire. The French author and essayist Marcel Proust asked guests to “fill out” this questionnaire as a parlor game. What follows … Continue reading

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What A Character: Reviewing Rachel Dratch’s New Memoir

There can be no higher praise for Rachel Dratch’s memoir “Girl Walks Into A Bar” than to say this book can hold the attention of a woman going through menopause.  If you’ve ever hung around someone going through the change, then you know … Continue reading

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