Monthly Archives: July 2010

Family

My cousin said to me tonight that you can’t change family dynamics and I think she is right. The way someone was as  a child is the way a sibling always sees them. Mean people stay mean. Bullies stay bullies. Angels stay angels. All you can do is try to accept the way they are. Returning […]

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What does ?

What does one do when the sun is setting and the neighbors are drinking magaritas and the birds have stopped crying for anything and the televison is silent. What does one do when it’s too early for wine and the night seems so long and sleeping can’t happen for another five hours What does one […]

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INVENTING A LIFE

Inventing a Life Yesterday I went to visit an old friend who is 87 now and mostly stays close to home. She moves about with a cane and is in pain a lot of the time but her mind is as sharp as ever and her memory is filled with the most remarkable things. I […]

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Just Another Saturday Night

Just another Saturday Night So tonight let’s take a bottle of that nice wine someone gave us down to the shore while the sun sets as it will set for a very long time up here and when it has left us to go on to some other friends lets still stay here and hold […]

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Jobless in the bay area: Interviewing skills

Jobless in the bay area Today I was lucky enough to be visited by an old friend who I hadn’t seen for 10 years or so. She came because she wanted some interviewing advice and that is what I used to teach: how to sell yourself, how to work a room, how to get the […]

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Truth Telling in a Blog

What else would you do?

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More Erotic Fantasies from an Older Woman

More Erotic Fantasies from an older woman Though I am not married, I believe in marriage. I like the word, “husband”. I know this may make some of you smirk.  How can someone like me, an avowed feminist, be supportive of marriage? I think I believe in marriage because I believe in happy endings, holding […]

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My Bunion

My Bunion and what it taught me. First of all…was the bunion named after Paul Bunion? Does anyone know the answer to that? I am an expert in what it feels like to have a bunion as I have had one for 15 years. I never knew I had a bunion until a friend of […]

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