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The Third Wheel

On Saturday night I went to a super-fun party in my small New Jersey town and danced like there was no tomorrow. The luau-themed affair was a fundraiser for our school district’s parent-teacher organization and it was held under a big white tent on somebody’s beautiful front lawn where very cute waiters passed precious horsRead more…

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Exhibit A.

That Time I Thought I’d Been Poisoned

It’s hard to say what it was exactly that landed me in the emergency room Wednesday morning, barely 12 hours after returning home from a five-day trip to Jamaica. All I know is that I went from lying on a soft, sandy Caribbean beach to sitting on a hospital bed in a curtained off areaRead more…

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Here’s the Story

Okay, now I get it. For the longest time, I’ve been trying to figure out where they were, the guys my age. At least the ones who weren’t married and were straight. As many of you may remember, I’ve spent a little time dabbling on Match.com. I say “dabble” because I’ve gone ahead and createdRead more…

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That Time I Got Laid Off

The final story I worked on before I was laid off on Wednesday was an obituary and I don’t know what could have been more ironic since I’d been sitting Shiva for that job for about the last six months. It was similar to the end of my marriage, when I could see the writingRead more…

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