Category Archives: writing

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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Is Nature Hoarding?

While out for my run, my lone Civil Liberty still intact, I saw a pack of raccoons. Usually it’s one or two, but today, they were all out as if it were family day. Now I do tend to over … 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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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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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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Woman of Steel

My favorite New York City landmark is the Brooklyn Bridge, who I’m pretty sure is a lady. You would too if you saw her at night all lit up in her evening clothes. She’s a mother figure as well, since … Continue reading

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What Should We Worry About Now?

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had it. The news should be brought up on charges of slander, to itself. When did it go from truth to non-fiction, since facts seem to be flagging behind the rope line. I’m … Continue reading

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Classic Fashion Always In Style

I’ve dressed the same way ever since seeing Audrey Hepburn in Love in the Afternoon. Her simple, sleek style becoming my own.   Pair that with a cousin who wore faded Levis with a man’s white button-down, adding a navy … Continue reading

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Dating Jesus

I’m no religious fanatic by any means, and believe me, if the Catholic Church could toss me in a cell for irreverence, it would, since I tend to make fun of its ongoing hypocrisy…however, Jesus, when I think about it, … Continue reading

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