Category Archives: friendship

Two fat ladies, Mick Jagger and a dainty savory…

.Intrigued?  Me, too!  If you read my blog you know my mind changes channels in a nano second.  Monday morning I received a surprise text from a longtime friend.  She was in town and had some free time.  Since we don’t … Continue reading

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What did you say?

It’s no secret that I love language, vocabulary, euphemisms, colloquialisms, etc.  What I love most is the “language” that develops within families or amongst friends.  My maternal grandmother was always “old” to me.  She was 70 years older than I … Continue reading

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Understanding friendship…

I have so much to learn about friendship.  It seems all I once believed in doesn’t count for much anymore.  I was taught friends stuck by each other through thick and thin, communicated, believed in one another.  Over the years … Continue reading

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Precious is life and its memories…

Many of us feel we know the meaning of the word ‘precious.’ It may mean too valuable to describe or too valuable to be wasted. So, does that mean life is precious? Many may argue that it is. But who … Continue reading

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Thank you for being a friend…

Friendships are a hotbed of bliss and turmoil.  As we grew, we traipsed the pathways of gaining and maintaining friendships.  Those early years were fraught with glee, playfulness, mischief, hurt and heartache.  News flash…as we age, the “song remains the … Continue reading

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My main character, Meg Riley, loves autumn because…

The changing season gets Meg thinking of romantic walks down country lanes awash in the cheerful colors of the changing leaves.  Back in her lakeside home, he builds a fire in the large stone fireplace where, if one looks closely, … Continue reading

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The implosion of our society…or I’ve become old and cranky.

It’s been a very long time since I’ve written a blog entry.  I apologize if any of you have been waiting for one.  I’ve been waiting too.  Honestly, my job sucks the life out of me and leaves me with … Continue reading

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The insight of our elders…

The protagonist of my novel, Meg Riley, sustains the loss of her parents at a fairly young age.  Fortunately for her she has two wonderful maternal grandparents who fill the void and guide her through her young adult life during … Continue reading

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Basking in Fortune’s smile…

Unlike last weekend here in the great Northeast, it’s a beautiful fall day.  The sky is a watery blue, the sun is out, the air is cool and crisp.  There was “frost on the pumpkin” this morning and when I … Continue reading

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Friends

Friends are part of our lives from the very beginning.  For some of us, our first friend was a toy or stuffed animal or maybe even an invisible friend.  Regardless, we are aware of their importance from the start.  I’m … Continue reading

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