Monthly Archives: September 2014

  1. My Night With a Muppet and Other Mishegas

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    September 24, 2014 by Melanie L.

    When I was a young child, somewhere near the age of six, I scared the crap out of my mom.  …
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  2. The New Anti-Semitism

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    September 17, 2014 by Melanie L.

    He chose us. You felt threatened. You decimated our numbers, banished our remainders. Stateless for centuries, we roamed, ever your scapegoat. We …
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  3. Labor Day Reflections on the Toughest Job

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    September 3, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Twenty-one years ago, my boss, the assistant manager at CVS/Pharmacy store #813, expected me to come to work everyday with a …
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  4. Irish Twins

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    September 1, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Silk raked against sore nipples as mom plodded back to bed.  Her lids crashed over bloodshot eyes. His uninvited advance elicited …
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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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