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Lisa's Latest Blogs

Oct.29.2009 - 1:43 pm
The blog is still on vacation this week, because I am re-grouping from the writer's conference I attended.  So here's a story. “She is just trailer trash in brand new shoes!”   ...
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Oct.09.2009 - 3:52 pm
On the absurdity scale, with one being “slightly askew” and ten being “no really, tell me, where are the hidden cameras?” a recent happening in my life hit about an eight.  A few...
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Oct.02.2009 - 2:56 pm
Every once in a while, I come across a book that is so mind-numbingly dull, so lackluster in execution, so obvious in plot, that it makes me want to heave it across the room in a...
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Sep.25.2009 - 3:17 pm
Some goodbyes are poignant.  Some are with relief.  Some can be with a hearty “good riddance” or “don’t let the door hit you on the way out”.  Some are reluctant, others welcomed...
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Comments from Lisa

Aug.06.2009 - 8:50 am
In response to: Obsession. Passion. Fixation.
the textures, the sounds, the rhythm of the words. The expansive simplicity of it too. I think everyone comes back as a...
Aug.06.2009 - 8:35 am
In response to: My Mother, the Yardstick, and the Feminine Hero
Thank you!  I keep trying.  Her birthday is coming up this weekend, so she has been on my mind a lot.
Jul.30.2009 - 1:18 pm
In response to: Age is Just a Number, Right, Edna?
I also remember my mother going to her 40th and 50th.  She too talked about joy and sadness.  Thank you so much for...
Jul.30.2009 - 1:16 pm
In response to: Age is Just a Number, Right, Edna?
I'm so glad you enjoyed the piece.  As for AARP'ers named Lisa....yikes!         There are no...
Jul.29.2009 - 4:13 pm
In response to: One Word, Once In A While: "Yomama"
Loved this. It had me laffin'. Funny thing is, it's also true. Thanks. There are no limits. There are only plateaus...