Monthly Archives: January 2011

My Mother the Glamour Girl

My mother died young; a month before her 60th birthday. It’s hard to believe she would have turned 70 today. She was very concerned about aging. I remember how diligent she was with her beauty treatments. She’d never use soap … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me?

I have been seeking employment to no avail. The listings are getting slimmer. The experience sought has become more specific to the cause in the non-profit sector. In recent days, the media has questioned and devalue the undergraduate degree. This morning I … Continue reading

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Couples Weekend : ) NO Children Allowed!

Dorrie was always envious that each weekend my ex would come and pick up my children and take them down to Long Island. Yes, I had weekends free. I was able to catch up on household chores, I had quiet … Continue reading

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A New Day

These past few days, I feel that I’ve been away from myself; that I’ve been kidnapped by circumstance. My thoughts, my actions, and my words had been taken by my emotions. I was consumed by empathy. Today, I was with … Continue reading

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Ah! One Bathroom…

I thought I’d write a quick post as my getting ready to go out to services for Tom has been stalled. Years of sharing one bathroom amongst many becomes frustrating at times like these. But yes, I am thankful that … Continue reading

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R.I.P. From Generation Z

Tragic news stats, within minutes of the time of death going across social media sites has become the acceptable way for this next generation, to inform loved ones and the world their SP, Special Person, has departed.  R.I.P. followed by the name, … Continue reading

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Love, Life, Death.

It’s amazing how an emotional work out can be more exhausting than a physical one. Over the years as we grow-up and take on our roles as a spouse and as a parent, bringing other individuals into the family with … Continue reading

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