WHAT’S THE RUSH? WALK LIKE A DUCK – From Are We Spiritual Yet? – on Amazon

Tweet CHAPTER NINE – WHAT’S THE RUSH? The scenario: Saturday after New Year’s Day. The giant mall in the middle of Chicago was packed. No place to park. Nerves were frayed. I was there for the sales – many up to 75% off the already reduced prices. Might as well take a look. Turned into […]

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MIDDLE-AGED DATING – from A Woman Without A Man – 0n Amazon

Tweet Middle-Age Dating Wait a minute! I’m not up on the rules and I need to know— The man buys two dinners— and after the third, I’m the dessert— right? Wait a minute! I like you. And it’s lonely with only Stouffers plus the six o’clock news. And some striking similarities have surfaced. We both […]

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SARAH MAE PUSSYCAT – A Love Story – from a Woman Without a Man -on Amazon

Tweet Pussycat Love Sarah Mae Pussycat, also known as The Queen of the Universe, attends our weekly support group meetings. She arrives in a cardboard box, her bright eyes dim, whiskers tattered, once beautiful coat hanging dull on her body, and lies still. Even my Doberman, who normally takes exception to this natural enemy, doesn’t […]

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VEXED WITH THE VETS – from A Woman Without A Man – on Amazon

Tweet Veterans Administration 6000 Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL Dear Sir or Madam: Thank you for sending me the sixty pages of forms. I have filled them out to the best of my ability. I don’t know my husband’s date of discharge because it was before I knew him. But he was in your Navy, so […]

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MEMORIAL TO MY BROTHER, HENRY G. CORYAT JR.

Tweet To my “little brother” Henry – Because of you – I’ve laughed a lot more, Cried a lot less Because of the comfort of your constant love. Because of you I never felt alone. You were only a telephone call away somewhere in the world. I remember some of your joys – A Cuban […]

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CLASS REUNION – from A Woman Without A Man – on Amazon

Tweet Going Home So many years had passed, but only a few had moved away from my high school town. They were fascinated I had flown all that way for just a day to the reunion. The same people. Still there. Fatter, thinner, balding, bifocaled. Time had scribbled unkindly on some of the faces. They […]

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