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The Scarsdale Inquirer

Welcome to the Dollhouse

“It needs all new wiring,” she said, standing with hands on hips, looking into the living room. “I know,” I said. “We haven’t used this type of electrical system for about a decade,” she added, pulling a few stray wires out from the walls in the corner.  She was...

My Midlife Crisis

The seeds for my midlife crisis were planted in 1992, when I graduated from college.  That was a distinctly low point in my life, because all I really knew how to do was go to school, and suddenly, I had to find a job.  To this day, the sound of “Pomp and...

The 10:52 Local

A day in free verse poetryOn the Starbucks lanaidappled sunlightwatching the trains go byiced grande green teasweetened two dollars and thiry one cents a dayafter spin classon a warm spring dayI stay hydrated and,finished chatting, head to DeCicco’s fortaco meat.It’s...

Glee

Congratulations to me: I am now an aunt.  On March 18th of this year, my brother and sister-in-law had their first child, who they immediately started to mess with by naming Boden Kodiak...

American Road Trip

What I’m about to say may be considered blasphemy, especially coming from a former teacher: I love watching television with my 10-year-old son, Andrew.  After the rush out the door every morning, followed by the activities buffet of the afternoon and the...

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