The Wizard of Opthamology

I struggled to read the third line of the eye chart with one hand over my right eye “F O C..no, P D O..no, I can’t do it” I almost cried. It wasn’t too much better with my glasses or the little apparatus with the holes in it. The other eye wasn’t much better. I…

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POTLUCK

Of course, I’d love to come to your holiday dinner. What can I bring? Wine? A box of candy? No. You want a vegetable dish. What about green beans in mushroom soup with fried onions on top? Oh, Debbie’s bringing that. She does every year. What about a Kale salad that I can buy at…

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Return to the Run-way

June, 2015   I used to enjoy going to Story Salon and sitting quietly in the back sipping a cup of coffee or a nibbling on a stale cookie. I liked hiding in the shadows and not being recognized or acknowledged, just waiting my turn nervously to be next to tell a story. Then I…

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My First Interview

Marketing my book, “Confessions of a Geriatric Prom Queen” has been as great a challenge as mastering the computer code of self-publishing. The skill that has helped me overcome my lack of skill in many areas is my openness to suggestions from people I meet in unexpected places. I made a wonderful contact on the…

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The Rabbi’s Words

  (Confessions Blog 1)   In observance of Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, forgiveness, and honoring those who have died, I arranged to read a story at Story Salon to commemorate the holiday and maybe get some extra chuckles because it took place in a San Francisco saloon. “I Left My Heart at the…

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