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By Posted in - Life on November 10th, 2019 10 Comments Your center moving through space

At the western edge of the New Jersey town where I grew up, a lovely park spread from the boulevard down to the bay, with generous hills for rolling in autumn leaves or winter snow, …

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Pushing Back Perfectionism

By Posted in - Life on February 1st, 2017 10 Comments Perfectionism: The Attentive Body blog by Elaine Konopka

I’m a notebook freak. I buy them whenever I come across them. Spiral-bound or stapled; hardcover or soft; all sizes, shapes, and colors; extra points if the cover makes me laugh. I prefer them with …

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Crying: How Much is Too Much?

By Posted in - Life on November 1st, 2015 0 Comments Crying Girl by Roy Lichtenstein

Too many teardrops

For one heart to be crying

Too many teardrops

For one heart to carry on…

— Question Mark & the Mysterians, “96 Tears”


I was once in a relationship with a guy who had the misfortune of …

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A Work of Heart

By Posted in - Events on May 11th, 2015 0 Comments

I had the privilege of growing up with my very own registered nurse living on the next floor up. When my belly ached, fever spiked, or nose bled (neighbors’ driveway, ice thick as a brick, …

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