Monthly Archives: April 2015

Day 29 — Tuesdays with Armand — 40 Days of Writing, Spring Session 2015

“How long have you been married?” Armand asked me for the third time that morning. “26 1/2 years,” I replied, beaming, once again. “It goes by fast.” After we had gone for our outing to and from the park, where I pushed … Continue reading

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Day 28 — Clutter — 40 Days of Writing, Spring Session 2015

Clutter in my head. Always. Clutter in my house, sometimes decorative. Clutter of things I can’t let go of, like every Food & Wine Magazine since my subscription started in 1990. that’s the one I have most of, anyway. Bon … Continue reading

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Day 27 — My Boss was Let Go Today — 40 Days of Writing, Spring Session

And it sucks. My boss, Mike V., is fun-loving, smart, fair, approachable and okay, I’ll say it, easy on the eyes. He also changed my life over two years ago when he brought me into this company. “I have been … Continue reading

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Day 26 — A Special Sunday — 40 Days of Writing, Spring Session

” Shelly and I are going to brunch at 100 Wines 11:00 a.m. Sunday. Wanna join us?,” the text message read. My neighbor Maureen knows the key to my heart. But alas, “I have a bunch of stuff to do … Continue reading

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Day 25 — Yard Sale! — 40 Days of Writing, Spring Session

Yesterday was the semi-annual Mission Hills Huge Neighborhood Yard Sale, just over a mile from my house. I missed the one in the fall, so my friend Diane and I made a point to get to this one. About 100 … Continue reading

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Day 24 — TGIF — 40 Days of Writing, Spring Session 2015

It’s been a busy day, a busy week, and I am truly ready for the weekend. I am meeting my friend Jane for a drink and a bite after work. It’ll be great to catch up with her. Tomorrow is … Continue reading

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Day 23 — The Cleaning People — 40 Days of Writing, Spring Session 2015

Around this time in the afternoon, as I wind down the last hour of my shift as a Traffic Reporter, I hear the whir of a vacuum. From my work station I can see through the 12×12″ square window in … Continue reading

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