Tag Archives: postaday

  1. True Love Tarried

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    August 27, 2015 by Melanie L.

    I never owned a crystal ball.  Even if I did, I can assure you that I would have seen nothing in …
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Child in Silhouette

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    August 18, 2014 by Melanie L.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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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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