Category Archives: words

Susannah’s Spring, Summer Reading List…2020

This past winter, instead of non-fiction, I read mostly novels. To say I’m impressed with an author’s imagination, is an understatement. Where do they come from, these woven tales to make the reader’s own imagination dance with possibility? Hemingway said, … Continue reading

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Battle Cry

HELP! Yes, I’m posting more than usual, my art my only weapon, weathering this raging storm. Trying to stay peaceful during this, along with flossing, are my two biggest challenges. Every day my doormen add an accessory to their uniform. … Continue reading

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Pandammit

I feel as if I’m doing time. Whenever I manage a modicum of peace, another cement shoe falls. We’ve been sheltered-in-place here in the state of New York that apparently, is in quite a state with more residents coming down … Continue reading

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Loose Avocado…Aisle 4

Maintaining my manners as well as I do, needs commending. I realize, this is a very trying time for all if us… BUT… there comes a point when even a girl from Connecticut has to draw the line. As we … Continue reading

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Even More Things You May Not Know

By the time Elizabeth Taylor was 27 years-old, she’d already been married 4 times. Designer Ralph Lauren’s real name is, Ralph Lifshitz. Kangaroos have 3 vaginas.  Actor, Danny DeVito, is 4’10, in his stocking feet. French President, Charles, de Gaulle, … Continue reading

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At the Crack of Doom

New York, to put it mildly, is a minefield of worry. My doormen now all wear gloves, so they look like nervous, though still very polite, penguins. My halls are empty. Even Patrick the cat is layin’ low. He should … Continue reading

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The Full Monty

There’s an elderly French couple living in my building I’ve come to know. They walk arm in arm, taking the air, moored happily in each other’s longtime company. I love how they look, elegantly plain without fuss, his white hair … Continue reading

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Couple’a Cats Sittin Around Talkin

I’m here with Patrick the Cat, listening to the news. We often have coffee together after finding him patrolling the hallway like a furry Pinkerton Guard. This morning he was playing with a waterbug the size of a hockey puck … Continue reading

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Easy Writer

It’s no secret I love to read. Been actually busy compiling my next reading list. I’ve come to recognize prose that’s easy on the eye, traveling swiftly from page to page. Omit needless words, comes to mind, the advice given … Continue reading

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Yoga Boy

The first time I saw him, I thought he was dead. I was in full flight, at 6 a.m. before coming to a full stop. When I approached him, we both jumped. “Oh, you’re okay,” I say, grateful I didn’t … Continue reading

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