1. Open Love Letter to My Forever Friend (2018 Edition)

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    August 24, 2018 by Melanie L.

    Dear Ali, It’s our birthday month, August, again. I used to send you a birthday card every year with a …
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  2. House of Culture

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    May 14, 2018 by Melanie L.

    My maternal grandmother, Ita Chernowetsky, was born in “a beautiful country,” Uman, Ukraine in 1914. Her parents ran a laundry …
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  3. Graceful Photo Challenge

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    March 17, 2017 by Melanie L.

    Graceful Blue Stingray https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/graceful/ Stingray

  4. Open Love Letter to My Forever Friend (2016 Edition)

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    August 24, 2016 by Melanie L.

    Dear Ali, It’s our birthday month, August, again; the fifth since you’ve been gone.  I used to send you a birthday …
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  5. How I Met My Dream Guy Within Six Weeks of My Separation

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    August 31, 2015 by Melanie L.

    Huffington Post – Divorce picked up my blog piece originally titled “Stuck on Stupid.”  Read all about how I met …
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  6. True Love Tarried

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    August 27, 2015 by Melanie L.

    I never owned a crystal ball.  Even if I did, I can assure you that I would have seen nothing in …
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  7. Open Love Letter to My Forever Friend (2015 Edition)

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    August 24, 2015 by Melanie L.

    Dear Ali, It’s our birthday month, August, again; the fourth since you’ve been gone.  I used to send you a birthday …
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Melanie L.

Melanie L.

I'm a happily re-married, full-time lawyer, and full-time mom raising two adorable vilde chayas (Yiddish: wild things) named Monkey and Peanut (not their real names!). I am often seen in public counting to three. In addition to parenting and writing, I also love photography, cosmology, evolutionary anthropology, and all things Israel.

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