Monthly Archives: June 2017

What do they say about the early bird?

A shameless plug today for my college admissions essay coaching! Early bird discount ends at 5 pm tomorrow, Friday, June 30. Before you take a break for the holiday, sign up at http://www.montaukwriter.com to take advantage of significant discounts. Back to … Continue reading

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Write Now!

The Meetup name caught my attention: Lancaster Writes Now!  A monthly gathering of writers at The Candy Factory,  a co-working space, located three minutes from my new home. On the day after I moved to town! I had to check … Continue reading

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My birthday twin

I turned eighteen on my father’s forty-first birthday.  Every year on March 6th, he would say the same thing to me: “You were the best birthday present ever.” When my sister Beth and I were teenagers, we dubbed him “J,” a nickname that stuck with him for the rest of his life Continue reading

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Small objects, big stories

A small red silk bag caught my eye. I unsnapped it and found these pendants—ones I had acquired from age eighteen through my mid-forties. Continue reading

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