1. Vivid

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    June 8, 2015 by Melanie L.

    Epcot’s iconic Spaceship Earth lit vividly for the night.  My response to the Daily Post challenge to submit an image …
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  2. Broken

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    May 25, 2015 by Melanie L.

    Broken – My answer to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge. Check out my fellow bloggers’ responses to this challenge. pariferalThe …
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  3. 6 Reasons Why Single Women Should Break A Leg

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    May 15, 2015 by Melanie L.

    Originally posted on My Own Champion:
    And by “break a leg” I don’t mean the stage-performance version of “do a great job out…

  4. Isaiah’s Scale: Plowshare to Crop

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    February 18, 2015 by Melanie L.

    Sculptor Jordan Griska literally “beat” this 45′ long U.S. Grumman SE-2 tracker into a greenhouse.  With a wingspan of 73 …
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  5. Tug of Love

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    February 15, 2015 by Melanie L.

    I felt a vague pull emanating from the dark folds of time just beyond my horizon. I circled closer curious. The …
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  6. Thine Own Self

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    December 17, 2014 by Melanie L.

    It drained from me at the pace air escapes knotted balloons: imperceptibly until the external pressure to grovel carved a wrinkled …
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  7. Thank You, Abe

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    November 26, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I can’t think of a better time to reflect on my immigrant great-grandparents, the sacrifices they made, and the resulting …
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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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