Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Best Insurance Policy Ever

The call came ‘out of the blue.’  “Mr. Rizzo, can you teach an extra chemistry class for us?”  My husband groaned.  “A second class?”  He enjoyed the leisure of teaching one class twice a week–just enough to keep him involved … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Daughter

“I will become a star!  You wait!  You’ll see!” The determined Brianna ‘Bri’ Austin vowed when she left her father’s home for Hollywood.  But life in the capitol of glitz and glamour wasn’t all  she imagined it would be…    It was such … Continue reading

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Close to My Heart-III

When I chose to write “Close to My Heart I and II”, I had no intention of writing a third. For the most part, the responses has been overwhelmingly loving.  Thank you so much.  However, my purpose wasn’t to evoke pity … Continue reading

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Close to My Heart-II

Obesity is a touchy subject.  Unlike the Pillsbury Dough Boy who giggles when poked, ‘fatties’ wither upon insult.  As I wrote yesterday, I’ve survived insults and ridicule as well as a variety of  ‘healthy’ dietary suggestions from the extreme to the ridiculous over … Continue reading

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Close to My Heart-I

Today’s topic is very close to my heart–fat, both literally and figuratively.  The first time I learned I was overweight was when a boy with whom I was ‘making out’ ran his hand across my belly–shrouded in a swim suit at the … Continue reading

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