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18th Aug 2015

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Roommate Hell Post College

Old habits die hard. Those nasty college roommates that won’t pick up after themselves, eat your food, leave dirty underwear in the bathroom – they do not go away. They...

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17th Apr 2014

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Writer’s Prompt: My First Job – Human Body Shield and Pubic Hair

Every now and then I will check out writer’s prompts, to hone my skills. Here is one I recently wrote. Don’t judge me. I was fourteen when this happened. That...

LaborDay1

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02nd Sep 2013

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Found the Apartment that I’ll Die In

I previously mentioned that one of the reasons my NYC transition was hard was the difficulty finding people to become part of my family circle. People with whom you have...

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05th Apr 2013

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Weekly Writer’s Prompt: Camping Trip Gone Wrong

Readers – In an effort to diversify my writing skills, I signed up for weekly writing prompts. Once a week, you’re given a topic and must respond in 500 words...

AmyBread

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30th Oct 2012

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Hurricane Sandy

Like most New Yorkers, I did not take Sandy seriously.  Irene turned out to be a bust last year.  See my blog entry Levity: NY Woman’s Survival Guide to Hurricane...

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31st Oct 2011

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Halloween NYC Musings

You don’t need Halloween to see a freak show in NYC.  On any given day, I see grown men in costumes that my four year old nephew wears as pajamas....

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01st Jun 2011

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Manhattanhenge 2011

I was walking through my new neighborhood when all of a sudden I noticed a bunch of people standing in the middle of the street snapping pictures.  I turned and looked.  The...