Tag Archives: Love

How Words Can Make Your Day

 I love language of any kind, but old style words thrill me the most, the feel of them, like slipping into a vintage dress. Alighted is my latest, coming across it at least ten times in three different books. A … Continue reading

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Hall Of Mirrors

If someone really wants to know about you they should get to know your friends.  Not to grill mind you, but to see your reflection they hold in their eyes. To put it another way, our friends represent us. If … Continue reading

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Love In A Paper Bag

There’s a woman in her 70s I see all the time on the avenue. We’ve never formally met, but we always say hello to one another. I know nothing about her except she takes the express bus back to the … Continue reading

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The Last Straw

Perhaps it’s age, but my tolerance is down a quart. I’m doing what could be called, summer cleaning of the selfish in my life….into the bag they go with the rest of the trash. Yes, I’m being cryptic…and I’ll admit, … Continue reading

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Bill Hicks – 2013

Bill Hicks would have been 52 years-old today. For those of you who don’t know, he was a stand-up comic and gifted writer who passed away on February 26th, 1994 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 32. And, he … Continue reading

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What Was The Kindest Thing You Did For Another

My Kennedy piece, Where Were You Fifty Years Ago Today https://athingirl.com/2013/11/22/so-where-were-…ears-ago-today, did really well. People loved and answered the question which is what has inspired me to ask another. In our lifetime, there is always at least one memorable event … Continue reading

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Dr. Anthony Panton M.D.

On Sunday, I went to visit my friend Jennifer Panton who runs The United Action For Animals http://www.ua4a.org, an amazing organization that passionately rescues as many animals as    they possibly can. Look at her, she belongs in a convertible … Continue reading

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The Frying Pan

Camille, who came over for breakfast on Saturday, got annoyed when I asked how she’d like her eggs. “Why do you ask me that when they always come out scrambled?” “Well, I try to make them sunny side up the … Continue reading

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Connubial Bliss

I always thought marriage was like crossing a finish line of sorts. You meet someone you care enough about to share your bananas with, as Anne Lamott would say, so you can now relax and write that great American novel. … Continue reading

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Another Dog Tail

You hear so many horror stories when it comes to animals that when you do hear one that’s sweet, you want to tell the world. There’s a woman I know who lives in a beautiful home in Park Slope, Brooklyn. … Continue reading

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