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I feel stressed so I google acupuncture on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and find three places. Typically, I go to the nearest place. However, something tells me to look at the reviews. It … more
New York, with your sweltering heat and big boy cockroach there to greet me, yeah, the one I had to juice under my foot. You’re not going to get to me. Just stop it with your man on the corner. … more
It’s hot out and the power just went out. My plans for tomorrow are dashed. I need to do laundry before I head out of town for my treatments. Okay, I’ll go to the laundromat. It’s … more
Last night I held my head in my hands agonizing over, “decisions, decisions, decisions” because that’s what every cancer patient is faced with; where to go, what doctor to work … more
We all know that Sheena was a punk rocker. Well, some of us do. The point is; so was I. To prove said point, the Ramone’s song, Sweet Little Ramona, was written about me. I had worked with the … more
“Our company has been retained to mediate on a serious matter under your name and social security number,” says a voice on my answering machine. I think ya’ll know by now that I … more
‘Ronno’ was the nickname of David Bowie’s lead guitarist, Mick Ronson, a small but tightly muscled mousy-haired fellow who eventually had to bleach his hair and wear make-up to stay … more
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
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