• Bridge Ladies

    Bridge Ladies When I set out to learn about my mother's bridge club, the Jewish octogenarians behind the matching outfits and accessories, I never expected to fall in love with them. This is the story of the ladies, their game, their gen, and the ragged path that led me back to my mother.
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Don’t Go Breakin’ My Heart

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  1. Do not tweeze eyebrows
  2. Do not go off meds
  3. Do not start new writing project
  4. Do not weigh yourself
  5. Do not do a mock interview with Terry Gross
  6. T.J. Maxx
  7. Do not read your book.
  8. Step away from the fridge
  9. Do not drunk dial your agent
  10. Put the tweezers down. Now.


9 Responses

  1. Number 2, number 2, number 2.

  2. Number 7 is a killer.

  3. I shall print your list and keep it hard by my computer.

  4. 11. Do not eat a chili dog with raw onions.

  5. Wheeee! It’s official. Now what?

    12. Post pictures of launch party

  6. Do not give away all your pot because you’re thinking about turning over a new leaf. Just tuck it away in the freezer in a bag labeled “Rutabaga Stew”; it’ll be waiting for you when you’re ready to celebrate after sales go through the roof.

  7. On this end, I put a lawn chair out by the mailbox. Too much?

  8. #11. Say “I did it — and I did it the way I wanted to. High sales are just a bonus.” And break out the champagne!

  9. Wife loves it. I get seconds. Typical.

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