About This Year’s Christmas Cards…

May you enjoy all the things that are magical about the holiday season with those you hold dear and may you have peace in your heart, a sparkle in your eye, and a lightness in your soul. This I wish for you – for all of us – embrace  joy.   This is my greeting card this…
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The Utility Of Well-Placed Guilt.

One of my most common disclaimers when I meet new folks is that one of my parents was raised Jewish and the other was raised Catholic, hence I am “half Jewish/half Catholic – which equals twice the guilt.” And while I say this partially in jest, it is grounded in a clear understanding and appreciation of the…
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Everyone Needs A Little Lucy In Their Life…

I never imagined I would be an Ethel, until I was. I believed for a long time that being an Ethel meant doing what was expected and safe. Frankly, being an Ethel seemed dull. Not that anyone saw me as an Ethel, everyone assumed I was all Lucy, all the time. But the line between…
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When Reality Hit

March 24, 2015, I had a fairly unique experience at the dollar store in town. Perhaps the most unique part was the location, because I do not believe the dollar store experiences such a thing with any regularity. I figure I caused a bit of psychological scarring for dollar store manager Travis that day. For…
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Same As It Ever Was…

Well, hello there. You may not remember me as my last blog entry was in late 2014. Prior to that blog entry I amassed over 1,800 blog entries over a five year period. I guess you could say blogging was “my thing” – until it wasn’t. Moving from daily blogging to periodic blogging to no…
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