Tag Archives: love

Married, with OCD

My husband’s attempt to publicly shame me while I was not logged into Facebook actually drew some handsome compliments, in a twist of fate. Also, who knew this was a thing? THIS is what drove me out of hiding and … Continue reading

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False Starts

Today I am featured over at The Whirling Blog, a wonderful collaborative site created by the famous New York artist, Gene-Manuel. I was lucky to have met Gene-Manuel in an IntenSati class, and we’ve both been boosting our creativity and … Continue reading

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The Bright Side of a Broken Leg

I’m here in Florida taking care of my mom, who was run over by a golf cart and broke her leg. It’s been raining since I arrived, and there are T-storms in the forecast ’til I depart. Then my sister … Continue reading

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Love Me, Love My OCD

In an earlier post, I confessed to being a perfectionist, and spoke frankly about how perfectionism is a condition people grapple with and sometimes have difficulty integrating into daily life. Fine, call it OCD. Once I started compiling this list, … Continue reading

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Add Years To Your Life

We travel to Manhattan all the time, but this was our first MetroNorth and NYC Subway ride, leading to a lovely outing in SoHo visiting galleries, cafés, and my favorite old haunt, Washington Square Park. Then a walk all the … Continue reading

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Hello, my name is Michelle, and I am a perfectionist.

I will never give up the notion that perfection can be achieved. All forces of nature and culture tend toward entropy, chaos, or at least diversity. Repetition with variation, meaning, no two things are alike. Still, I believe in perfection. … Continue reading

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Shelter from the Storm

I love a summer storm. I love the way it feels like hot breath, the way it smells like mallow, the way it sounds like a battered tympany. I love its pregnant clouds, and poignant symbolism. Moody, roaming — There … Continue reading

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