Category Archives: Lily and her stories

Who is Rich?

My friend, Lily, just got engaged. Mazel tov, mazel tov, the sound of breaking glass is not far behind. (For those who don’t know, under the chuppah, or wedding canopy, the groom steps on a glass at the end of … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday. Nobody Can Read Your Mind. Ask For Help.

You can’t do it all yourself. Some of the best writers in the world had the best editors. (I’m thinking of Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe who worked with Maxwell Perkins.) Writers can’t find where they … Continue reading

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Which Part of Your Body Hurts? And What’s The Spiritual Message?

My friend Lily was diagnosed with breast cancer last year. After treatment, she’s OK and feeling fine. She found a lense on http://www.Squidoo.com that discusses spiritual meaning of different physical ailments. It’s the soul-body connection. Where was Lily’s cancer? Left breast. … Continue reading

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Face it. Trace it. Erase it.

I told Lily the whole spiel about my faux-pas the other day and she said, “It’s the cycle of suffering. Part of our purpose in life is to see our way out of our suffering.” She explained that part of … Continue reading

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Are You Being Helpful–Or Are You Trying To Force Solutions?

My friend, Lily, who has been featured in several blogs here and here really wants her boyfriend to sell his house so they can move in together. She is a stylist in Manhattan, an artist and a connoisseur of sales … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots

My friend Lily—who asked, “To buy…or not to buy my own towels for my boyfriend’s house here—posed another challenge yesterday about connecting the dots. She said that she wants to make sure she connects the dots with her boyfriend–not too … Continue reading

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Looking for The Wizard of Oz

We interrupt this program to bring you a special announcement. The book cover for The Mom Who Took Off On Her Motorcycle arrived! And in another proof that the universe operates with synchronicity, I am presenting it today, which is … Continue reading

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Quiz: Do You Read Other People’s Emails?

Lily couldn’t resist. Her boyfriend, Luke, (read about him and the case of the missing towels here) left his email account open and she knew she shouldn’t…but just this once…just one peek…he left the account open… She found a letter … Continue reading

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Long Weekends: What Not to Do

The lonely, the sad, the dispersed, the displaced: some of the people who don’t like long weekends. Long weekends are like New Year’s Eve. They can make you weep. I came across this poem by Vikram Seth.  in the Case … Continue reading

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Do You Brand the People You Love?

The last time we spoke to Lily, she was struggling with the love/anger acid test, which I wrote about here. She was stumped by how to love someone while still being angry at them, and how to be angry at … Continue reading

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