Tag Archives: Daily Prompt

  1. Handmade Friendship

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    November 14, 2014 by Melanie L.

    As a child, my parents loved the handmade gifts I made for them.  Or, at least they let me believe that …
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  2. 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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  3. A Birthday to End All Birthdays

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    July 5, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I woke startled by the unfamiliar surroundings. Panic set in as my heart quickly outpaced my racing mind. I peered …
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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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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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