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A Day in the Life: Then and Now

As I stood on the front stoop watching my elder son leave to return to grad school this afternoon, I couldn’t help but remember the very first time my two very little boys got in the car and drove off … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Father Failures

So, now that I’ve introduced the monster-in-law in my previous post, it’s time to talk a bit about my father-in-law, whom I only met after my ex and I had been married nine years. He was a tallish man with … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Happy Anniversary!

Forty years ago today, I said, “I do,” completely disregarding the little voice in the back of my head screaming, “Say NO, say NO.” Those of you who have read my blog accounts of life with my first ex know … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Juggling the Dreams

“Juggling the Dreams” aka the cat box A lifetime ago, my marriage imploded. I recall feeling an immense sense of relief, followed by jubilation at having finally escaped the prison into which my life with my bipolar husband had descended. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: The Universe at Work

It’s amazing how quickly you can get divorced when there’s nothing to fight over. You call your attorney in the morning and make an appointment. The next day, you go to his office and file for divorce. Two months later, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Daily Drama Mama

Not long after your visit to the internist, you return to the gynecologist for your annual checkup. Nothing has changed, except that you are so angry with your surgeon that it’s making you sick. After your exam, when you have … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Job Hunting (part 2)

A month after your last interview, the one with the wet-behind-the-ears boy genius, you see a job in the paper for a Graphic Designer II at the local med school. You apply for the job, fill out a stack of … Continue reading

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