Monthly Archives: January 2010

“I just gave my one-year old my iphone, aren’t I cute????”

No you are not. You have done your one-year old one of the biggest disservices you can do to a child. You’ve given him or her the object they know (he or she has known since six weeks of age) … Continue reading

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Multi-tasking will make you fat

Bad news, guys and gals (mostly gals) who think you can do it all and either stay slim or lose weight this year. Your willpower to resist tempting, fatty foods diminshes to practically nothing when your brain is tired or … Continue reading

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My guest blog on JB Kohl’s wordpress site

“Tell Me About It. Maybe I’ll Give You a Book” by Elizabeth Sweetman J.B. Kohl invited me to write a 500 word story about a flawed character on the Second Wind Publishing group on goodreads. An invitation I just couldn’t … Continue reading

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More on the Massachusetts special election

Now, about you, Mr. Brown. The cheesy, cheap, smarmy, and kind of nauseating spread in Cosmo magazine with you naked and your left hand kind of covering your man-thing–is that your pinky or is it??? Continue reading

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This is why Scott Brown won

The television commercials, airing on every single station mentioned Scott Brown’s name in a ratio of about 20 to 1. We got so sick of all of them, negative or positive, but all we heard was Scott Brown, Scott Brown, Scott Brown. Continue reading

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Observation from my lofty perch of comfort

The things I find inconvenient are not so bothersome at this point when I see all the suffering in Haiti. I understand better what comfort surrounds me in this world of natural and man made disasters. I’ve never been truly … Continue reading

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Thinking of bees and spring

It’s getting to the heart of winter for me with the coldest days, hard winds. Although the sun is bright and days are getting longer, these are the days I could hunker down under blankets only to emerge when there’s … Continue reading

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Living with ghosts

I just ran up the basement stairs. The laundry is down there, unfolded, heaped on the washing machine. The dryer is running and there are some clothes in the washer but it’s not filled and it’s not about to be until it’s daylight. I won’t go back downstairs by myself when it’s dark.
We have ghosts in our house. Continue reading

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Winter Run

I ran for over an hour, taking a route that I never would have set out upon if I made the time or distance my goal. It was beautiful and I loved every step. No watch, no monitor, just enjoying winter outside. Continue reading

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“how do porn-twits find me?”

EFSweetman how do porn-twits find me? my Twitter post 1/6/2010 6:58 a.m. Desparately trying to find the best way to express myself. I am an old writer, I believe in paper, I wish I had a Hermes portable typewriter (well … Continue reading

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