Author Archives: CMM


We’re sitting on a sofa in the camper on a perfect spring night. There’s a steady breeze blowing off the lake. The generator is out of gas so we’re running off of battery-powered electronics – my iPod and his speakers. … Continue reading

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Men Are Just Desserts

First of all, I’d like to say that I almost made it an entire year without writing which may or may not be some sort of record for me. While I must say that the primary reason for not writing … Continue reading

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Round Here

I don’t know if there’s any other song in the world that can take me back to a time and place so completely as Counting Crows’ “Round Here.” When I hear it, it’s like I’m physically transported back to another … Continue reading

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On Writing

I’m not going to lie. I feel like I’m beginning to be known in the blogging world as the Sea Monkey girl. I say this like I get so many hits every day that I’m allowed to anoint myself with … Continue reading

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Just Like Heaven

Homecoming I am in a black velvet dress. It’s off-the-shoulder and it has feathers looping around my upper arms. I love this dress. It was my mother’s dress back in the 80s but by a strange twist of fate where … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude… and Randomness

I hate to admit it but I really do delight in the misfortune of others – particularly those who have done something to me which I perceive as unjust. I guess it would have been better to have laughed about … Continue reading

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Memories of My Gigi

When I feel like I need to escape from the world I’m living in I often climb into bed and close my eyes and remember my childhood. The memory is always the same. It’s hard to say if I remember … Continue reading

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