Monthly Archives: March 2017

Day 30 — The “N” Word — 40 Days of Writing, Spring 2017

It’s not the one you’re thinking. This one is my own personal peeve: the word “Nope.” I have several issues with it, starting with the fact that when you hear it, 90% of the time it’s bad news. My second … Continue reading

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Day 29 — Marvel, Part IV (conclusion) — 40 Days of Writing, Spring 2017

Time eventually heals all wounds, but just how much time, one never knows; there is no template. What could be seen as wallowing in grief over Marvel’s death was simply my way of working through it. Unlike those who can let … Continue reading

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Day 28 — Marvel, Part III — 40 Days of Writing, Spring 2017

Immediately after Marvel’s death I fell into a major funk, crying on and off almost every day. Life felt so incredibly fragile and shaky. I tried not to think about the tragedy, but it would inevitably sneak up on me … Continue reading

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Day 27 — Marvel, Part II — 40 Days of Writing, Spring 2017

Marvel, having once been part of the Hollywood crowd, was always very interested and supportive of my own aspirations. Once, right after I had made a new voiceover demo, she asked me to bring it to a party she and … Continue reading

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Day 26 — Marvel, Part I — 40 Days of Writing, Spring 2017

Vic and Marvel were one of those couples in their 70’s that you wouldn’t consider elderly by any stretch of the imagination; they were simply too much fun. Chuck and I first met them a few months after we got married. … Continue reading

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Day 25 — Motivation — 40 Days of Writing, Spring 2017

Today has been one of those days when my motivation has been sketchy. I stayed up way late last night, slept way in this morning , then once I was up, I was raring to go. “Are you ready to get … Continue reading

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Day 23 — The Land of Lost Narcissists, Part II — 40 Days of Writing, Spring 2017

There is a certain psychology involved in why people post what they do on Facebook. I will admit I have one Facebook “friend” who I keep connected with for sheer entertainment and loathing. That’s right, I can be a lurker … Continue reading

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