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Bucket List – Kerry – 7/7/15

Bucket List July 7, 2015 Dear Kerry, After we defeated a level on his video game, my five-year-old jumped up and down, thrilled. “Woo hoo Mom!” He high-fived me. “I can check something off my bucket list.” The phrase took … Continue reading

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Elaina 12/15/14 – Red Satin Stilettos

Red Satin Stilettos 12/15/14 It starts with a tingle, a tantalizing nibble at the ends of my thoughts, but I squash it down because I have so much to do and so many people who need me to do it. … Continue reading

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Elaina 10/27/14- Moving Forward

October 27th, 2014 Hey Self- Today’s letter comes from the balcony of my hotel room as I overlook the Atlantic. Living in the mountains, we don’t really have sunrises. By the time the sun peeks over the mountains, it already … Continue reading

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Jennifer 10/15/2014 – Step by Step

Step by Step 10/15/2014 Dear Jennifer, Enough with the platitudes. If you’re going to change your life, how are you going to do it? What are you going to do today? Today you are going to finish the household maintenance … Continue reading

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Elaina 10/06/14 – Detachment

October 6th, 2014 Dear Elaina, Sometimes you feel like a cold-hearted b*tch. The way you emotionally detach from stressful situations is disconcerting. You didn’t flinch last week when they stuck the IV in your son’s arm. You held his hand … Continue reading

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Sigurd 9/30/2014- Listen Up!

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 Hey Budzo, Listen up, man. I got something to tell you. I’m tired of watching you drift. Sick to the teeth of it. All the ‘Maybe I wills’ you bounce around inside your skull—know what I … Continue reading

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Elaina 9/29/14- Hypocrite

September 29th, 2014 Dear Elaina, You, my dear, are a hypocrite. You seethe and stew about your husband’s presumed ignorance of  knowing what it is you want out of life, when you have no clue yourself. You are dissatisfied with … Continue reading

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