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BOX OF WINE

BOX OF WINE The subject line read like this: “NOTHING.” Then the email. “I’d prefer you never contact me again,” The first two words that came to m...

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THE SWIMSUIT CATALOGUE

THE SWIMSUIT CATALOGUE Shiny, sunny, filled with possibilities, the first of many to grace my mailbox arrived yesterday. The last days of February ...

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BEING IN BUSINESS

I was destined to be an entrepreneur. My grandfather along with his brother started a successful textile business shortly after WW2 that sold boys ...

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LETTER TO ANN

LETTER TO ANN I wish the things that can so easily be said on paper, were things that a face to face meeting to work through as two adult women cou...

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THE PARKING LOT

THE PARKING LOT It is 8:00am on a Saturday morning and I drive into the parking lot looking around at the cars, all there for the same reason. Hund...

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“TAKE THEM OFF”

“TAKE THEM OFF” Three words you would never likely utter if you have been in the worrisome situation of having to contemplate the very notion. Thes...

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OUR SILENT CAMARADERIE

OUR SILENT CAMARADERIE

I am reworking and categorizing all of my writings from my initial breast cancer experience. I will be posting them in chronological order again. I...

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THE MAGNIFYING MIRROR

THE MAGNIFYING MIRROR Five diopter magnifying mirrors should be banned from purchase once a woman goes through menopause, especially surgical menop...

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THE LOCKER ROOM

THE LOCKER ROOM The first time I seriously went to a gym was about 22. The image in my mind is the varying shapes and sizes of the women in the cha...

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