Tag Archives: patience

A Change In Prospective

I’m in the local market when they first open adhering to, the early bird catches the worm, or fish, in my case since I’m shopping for sardines. Not just any brand, but one with the lowest sodium count. A clerk … Continue reading

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Hats Off

As I come out of my building, a little girl of 3 is screaming her head off while a patient woman tries putting on her hat. She will have none of it, despite the polar temperatures. I stop, wearing my … Continue reading

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Kicking My Drug Habit

Yes, I’m an addict of sorts…a junkie…a person with a compulsive habit or obsessive dependency on something.  In my case it’s steroids, and no, I’m not a weight lifter or sumo wrestler. I’ve been taking them to keep my hearing … Continue reading

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Bianchi Lanes

My apartment is at a standstill, still waiting for the couch to arrive. Rumor has it, it’s in Vegas playing the slots. When I look into the living room, the term space takes on all new meaning thinking, hey..maybe I … Continue reading

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Yes, I Live Here

My new digs have yet to feel like home.  It’s still as if I’m in a really nice hotel suite, just minus a minibar. What’s keeping me afloat, my big buoy in the water, is writing.  I stay fixed in … Continue reading

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Noah’s Moving Company

It’s monsooning as I wait for the movers to come get my few things.  I’ll still be here of course, through Saturday, but my reading chair, nightstand and brass lamp will have moved on. I tried getting them to come … Continue reading

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Short Women

En route to somewhere, I came upon a little lady of 3, sprawled on the sidewalk having a major meltdown.  Imagine Kim Basinger at that age losing her cool, blonde tendrils draped on the pavement, a tiny butt perched in … Continue reading

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Finally Tuned Friendship

Age is the true educator. My whole life I’ve viewed everything in black and white…all or nothing…this way or that way with wiggle room, leeway, latitude, flexibility having no role in my life. Relationships, hitting a wall, were severed rather … Continue reading

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Like Living In The Alps

The view from my window looks like a Currier and Ives lithograph…snow as far as the eye can see. With the exception of emergency vehicles, all cars have been ordered off the road. The biggest deal is no public transportation … Continue reading

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And Then There Was Light

After a week and a very long day, my hearing in my left ear went up proving once again the vagaries of Prednisone. It hasn’t risen to its full height, the little warrior, but it’s made a grand attempt to … Continue reading

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