Tag Archives: crisis

But Did He Love Me?

I chose to write this true story about a favorite relative in first person in order to retain the impact it had on me. I was never sure if he loved me. I mean right off, Burt liked my sister. … Continue reading

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Your Coming of Age Crisis

No one gets to opt out. For most of us, it happens somewhere in our mid-20s. But it can begin earlier, or later. Usually there’s an external trigger, possibly more than one: the death of a family member, a physical … Continue reading

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Autumn, 1962. The thermometer was climbing and so was the economy; Dad’s income had boomed. To celebrate we’d decided to shoehorn a swimming pool into our miniature suburban SoCal back yard. Visions of bikinied girls and all the spectacular dives … Continue reading

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After BREXIT…Who’s Nexit?

Now that BREXIT is a reality (and David Cameron is leaving to write his memwoes) what’s next?  Spanxit?  Grexit?  Swexit?  (Spain, Greece, and Sweden are reportedly on the bubble.)  Will the EU survive?  Does is matter?  What are your thoughts?

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The Power of Story

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Picking a Blog Name, Part Four I admitted in Picking a Blog Name, Part Three that, while the name “Mitch Teemley” could be cunningly construed to say something about this blog site, it really is…

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