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All Things in Moderation–Including Moderation


As a result of the technologically-advanced tablet–a word, which, like gay, has been redefined, no longer used for aspirins and religious decrees on stone, now the term to describe a flat device placed anywhere to access information, inaccurate or not–what does truth matter?–about anything–I easily identified the source of the above quotation, whose speaker, until … Continue reading

Essays

Fending Off Madness


February 2015. My life in New England consists of the following: waking up, coffee, an evaluation of which of the day’s tasks demands immediate attention. Usually writing. Then battling winter’s onslaught of obstacles: the mound of ice at the entrance to my house which is obscured by huge lethal-looking icicles, so powerful they have locked … Continue reading

Short Fiction

Lobster Hugger


Sandy was raised kosher and harbored a largely kosher palate except for her weekly forays into the feral decimation and consumption of lobsters. She frequented the fish market on Abalone Street as opposed to the one owned by Greeks closer to her house, mainly because she lusted after the proprietor, a virile Arab with serpentine … Continue reading

Essays

Christmas Day 2012


What a year. Opened the antiques store. Mom died. Relationship nightmares. Finally bonded with my incredibly cute Jack Russell Terrier. Learned so much about antiques–totally fascinated. Published my book after all these years! Wrote lots of new stuff (much of which is on this blog). Bought a camper so I can go on writing jaunts … Continue reading