Category Archives: Inspired by a Story

A Tale About a Feminist, a Rabbi, and my Mother

  When I was in college a billion years ago, I went on a weekend training retreat for a campus suicide hotline service with fifteen or so other people. In the car with me were several others, including a sophomore … Continue reading

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Jacked-Up Cars and All That Jazz

Source: google.com via Sara on Pinterest   I’m not so old to have any first hand knowledge of bootleggers and gangsters in America. My parents aren’t even that old. But my teenaged daughter, well, that’s a different story. For several … Continue reading

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When I am Young, I Will Wear Purple

Source: bestbirthdaywishes.net via Sara on Pinterest   When my grandmother turned 75, she told me that for the first time in her life, she felt like she might be getting old. This was 25 years ago when the typical lifespan … Continue reading

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Bang, Bang. You’re Dead.

Source: google.com via Sara on Pinterest   It’s time for me to kill my darlings. The fiction writers out there are nodding their heads. For the rest of you, an explanation. Writing a novel is an arduous process and sometimes, … Continue reading

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Stripped Down Downward Dog

Source: technoayurveda.wordpress.com via Sara on Pinterest   Just out of college, most of us feel naked. We’re like newborns, suddenly thrown into this world so unlike what we’ve known before.  And then we get a job and that feeling begins … Continue reading

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