Monthly Archives: May 2012

On a Perfect Day I Want What I Have

On this perfect day in May, I give myself a break from everything: from worrying about what to do about my mother as she ages, to feeling, for the first time, that there may not be enough years left to … Continue reading

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Publishing Failure and She Was Just Seventeen

I’ve been feeling like a failure lately because my essay, “Claudia Songs,” has been rejected so many times. I log onto Facebook and see so many of my writer friends publishing, some often, some sporadically, but they are publishing. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Caring for parents, Getting Older, Idiots, Performing, The Beatles, Uncategorized, Writing, Writing Conferences, Writing Retreats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Remember to label your bras

Remember to label your bras.

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