Tag Archives: Missing a friend

A Gentleman Caller

It’s around 3 A.M. when I get up to write, a habit of mine if I can’t sleep. I don’t feel lonely often, but for the past few days I’ve had a yearning I can’t seem to quench. It happens. … Continue reading

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Love in the Afternoon

I wish this meant, I’ve been canoodling from 2 till 4, but alas, it’s just the title of my favorite Audrey Hepburn film, and where I took my blog name, athingirl, from. Gary Cooper, who plays the naughty millionaire, Frank … Continue reading

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You Kan Change The World

It was around supper time on Valentine’s Day, when I opened my door to a folded heart stuck in one of my sneakers. I always take them off before coming in, serving as a handy mailbox. It was from the … Continue reading

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An Eagle In Captivity

It’s been two months since my next door neighbor, Mimi, moved, and I really miss her. The good news is, we speak almost every day, like best girlfriends, just at different colleges.  She leaves me funny messages like, I’ll bet … Continue reading

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Every Girl Needs A Butter Dish

I got a call from Mimi from Washington in a state of panic.  For those of you who may not know, she was my most beloved 89 year-old neighbor who moved a week ago.  She realized she left food in … Continue reading

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