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These Trying, Terrifying Times

Last week I had a sobering conversation with my husband. It was about politics – something we rarely talk about because he’s a Republican and I’m a bleeding heart and so most conversations, despite our best intentions, just go sideways … Continue reading

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The Truth About “Writer’s Block”

I’ve heard of this thing called writer’s block before. See, it’s this condition of not being able to think of what to write or how to proceed with your writing. Supposedly it is a writer’s worst enemy. And why not? … Continue reading

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The Return

It was early in the morning, just after 5:00, on October 12, 2008, when I said goodbye to Los Angeles, and the last two plus years of my life. I didn’t want to leave, but I needed to leave. It … Continue reading

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The World After Paris: It’s Time To Stop Lashing Out And To Start Being Brave

It’s still hard for me to fathom what happened in Paris last Friday. I think of all of the people who lost their lives and their loved ones that are still here, grieving them. I think of the fear that … Continue reading

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Michael Meets Heights: A Real-Deal Phobia

I have this thing about heights in that I am terrified of them. Many people have told me they have issues with heights too – that they’re afraid of them, including my husband, Roy. But he’s not, and I find … Continue reading

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