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Is Anyone Watching?

Is Anyone Watching?

Each morning I get up, I have coffee, I scan the LA Times for news that often aggravates my nervous system and then I go to the computer. Writing is my meditation. I don’t sit with my legs crossed, my spine erect, my eyes closed, my thumb andfirst finger touching and...

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Future Memories

During the pandemic, when I was doing some introspection, I began investigating my past to figure out how I had become who I am today. Who was this person sitting at the computer? How had I gotten here? What came next? I wandered around my house, picking up familiar...

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Fill ‘er Up

Fill ‘er Up

What a lovely surprise to finally discover how un-lonely being alone can be. - - - Ellen Burstyn There’s a common misunderstanding about “being alone” vs. “loneliness.” Loneliness is about feeling separate and disconnected. Being alone is about being with yourself and...

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Knit a Sweater, Soothe Your Soul

Knit a Sweater, Soothe Your Soul

 “Creativity is intelligence having fun.”                                 - - - Albert Einstein WhenI was a kid, we had a summer guest house called The Tide Rock House in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Many of our guests were Canadian, enjoying the beach for their yearly...

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Walking Away

Walking Away

I was married for the first time in 1969. I was a teenager and it was no surprise that it was a debacle. I knew nothing about relationships or the real world. I was fresh off the ballet stage. I’d lived in a bubble with a group of other dancers and my life had been...

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I Don’t Wanna

I Don’t Wanna

  Sometimes I get a bad case of the “I don’t wannas.”  Yesterdaymorning, I was getting ready to go to a doctor’s appointment for a routine yearly checkup and I was dragging my feet. I wasn’t afraid of what they might find. I’m healthy and the chances of a problem were...

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