Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Coffee Problem

Today I went out to a mall and ordered a cup of normal coffee. As I walked away with my small black coffee, I heard a woman order a no-foam non-fat decaf extra-hot latte. I think there might have been … Continue reading

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Max was in preschool when he met Justine and her brother Lindsay. They became close friends and spent most of their time at our house or their apartment, where they lived with their dad, a single father. Justine was an … Continue reading

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Attention Wordists

Reading the little profiles of  people on tumblr, I noticed that a few people described themselves as eccentric. Like, ‘eccentric 19 year old art student loves cats, drawing, photography cupcakes and  random  cartoons.’ My feeling is, you don’t describe yourself as eccentric. That’s … Continue reading

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Fun With Hitler

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Behold the Sequin Pants

Ha. And behold the young Wolf, 18 years old.   We are dressed for a Passover dinner with our in-laws.   My pants represent the gold idols that the Jews were not allowed to worship. Not really. Feel free, if you dare, … Continue reading

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Choose Your Assignment!

I was so touched and delighted when “Sam” suggested that my readers could take over some of my worries for me while I tend to my PTSD. The three big-ticket worries I mentioned were Libya, Mrs. Palin, and fashion. So … Continue reading

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Welcome to PTSD

Understanding the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder doesn’t help to alleviate them, but it’s good to know that others have felt as angry, numb, desperate and insane as oneself. I wish I’d learned about this earlier, thereby to have … Continue reading

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The Lesser of Two Evils

I have PTSD and the world is going to hell, but for the moment I’m choosing to focus on other matters. For example, here is a challenging dilemma: Who is more annoying. Gwyneth or Chloe? On the one hand, Gwyneth … Continue reading

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The Miracle of the Flat Iron

I was going to a wedding on Sunday, so my friend Andy insisted on  straightening  my hair for the occasion. It’s the first time I’ve ever had my hair flat-ironed. It’s so silky and it looks so much longer! But I can’t … Continue reading

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If you’ve had enough of Andre Pejic and the other girly boys, you might be ready a gender-bending girl. Eleonora Bose, known as Bimba to her fans, is a model and singer from Madrid whose looks I find both confusing … Continue reading

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