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Ramona's Ramblings
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When you’re two years-old, you only want to grow bigger; become older. By the time you hit three, you’re so proud of your age, you hold up fingers (not always the right amount) to show … more
Even though I knew nothing about love at age twelve, my new Easter shoes seemed to know everything. Cadmium yellow square-toed patent leather numbers with a fat buckle; the envy of any pilgrim. They … more
My husband, Andre, and I visit my mom for her ninetieth birthday. She makes a point of saying she isn’t ninety yet because we’re ahead of her special day by about two weeks. We duly make … more
One day I woke up with the crazy idea of writing a letter to a ‘frenemy.’ We all have frenemies, people we’ve fallen out with and decided not to talk to anymore. My nutty idea was … more
Come spring bugs, birds and bikes emerge. I own workhorses from the ‘80’s. Solid steel; in many places rusted. I’ll call them ‘vintage bikes’ because it sounds better. … more
Probably the most dangerous thing anyone could tell someone like Ramona is that you can sneak into any rock concert at Madison Square Garden without paying for it…even when it’s sold … more
The phone rings and because I love the thrill of not knowing who it is, I don’t have Caller ID. I pick up the receiver. Yes, a receiver on a mounted dial-up phone attached to a wall with a very … more
I go to the Farmers Market in Callicoon, NY every Sunday where I visit the Bridge Street Bakehouse table. Bridge Street Bakehouse is a small-batch bakery named for their brick and mortar local at 175 … more
My husband, Andre, and I followed Dr. X through a combination of icy rain and snow to an Indian restaurant in Astoria, Queens. It was a long couple of blocks and during the trek I tried hard not to … more
Because it’s typically non-invasive and health building, I’ve always preferred an alternative approach to medicine. That’s why I recently sought a Chinese herbalist whom I’ll … more
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