Category Archives: Uncategorized

  1. 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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  2. Stuck on Stupid

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    July 10, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Once upon a time, before I was married and then divorced, I had an online dating profile.  My dad had …
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  3. Between

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    June 21, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Between the lateral fence rails at the dairy farm near my childhood home. When I visit the farm, I become …
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  4. Of What My Dreams Are Made

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    June 20, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I remember my shoes.  They were solid black, heeled, wing-tip Mary Janes.  Despite my best efforts to polish the scuffs, …
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  5. How This Old Photo Predicts the Future

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    June 2, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I do not remember the first day of Kindergarten.   In fact, there is not much I do remember about …
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  6. Frousin Love

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    April 4, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Frousin Love My best friend, Ali, and I were close but never, ever mushy. After she passed away at age …
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  7. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

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    March 14, 2014 by Melanie L.

        A view of the outside is inside this ruin’s window.    

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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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