Monthly Archives: August 2014

  1. Big Summer Blowout

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    August 28, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Trigger warning: explicit sh!t.   Even in ideal circumstances dating is awkward.  Dating experts advise daters to, “Just be yourself.”  That’s …
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  2. The Dream That Wasn’t (Fiction)

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    August 21, 2014 by Melanie L.

    “It was 1930 something, and I remember my shoes.” They were solid black, heeled, wing-tip Mary Janes.  Despite my best …
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  3. Child in Silhouette

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    August 18, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Silhouette  

  4. The Accidental Naturalist (Edited)

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    August 12, 2014 by Melanie L.

      I was scared sh!tless. I was scared because the labor of my second pregnancy was nothing like my first.  …
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  5. Summer Beckoned

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    August 5, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Summer beckoned. Outside we bounded. “Avoid the cornfield!” Mom hounded. Heather we joined. Others we summoned, including the boys. Kickball ensued …
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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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