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One Woman's Day · 5d ago

November 13 – Forest Bathing

by Martha Slavin Though I love trees, I was somewhat skeptical when at a writers’ retreat recently, we were invited to go forest bathing. I’d first heard of the expression from one of our ni...
One Woman's Day · 1W ago

November 10 – Exiting Employment

by Debra Dolan Today is an anniversary date difficult to grasp. It was two years ago that I left the office saying, “See you on Thursday”, and have yet to return.  After struggling for sever...
One Woman's Day · 1M ago

September 29 – Seasonal Prompts

by Marilea Rabasa   I love observing the seasons and the months they represent. They are the embodiment of the natural flow of life and a constant reminder of change and renewal. I was a hig...
One Woman's Day · 2M ago

September 12 – Just Lily and Me

by Susan Weidener A beautiful sunny afternoon, the cicadas singing, and I am bathing Lily. She seems a little cowed when I pull out the hose and tie her up to the porch railing, bracing hers...
One Woman's Day · 2M ago

August 31 – An Ordinary Thursday

by Pat Anthony Sometimes it’s okay to write about the inconsequential, what doesn’t shake the earth, slides to the horizon where it accumulates with all the other slides into a nice hummock,...
One Woman's Day · 3M ago

August 18 – Dishwashing Lesson

by Linda C. Wisniewski The grease-filled pan waited on my kitchen counter all morning. He made baby back ribs the night before and the sink was full of pots and knives, the barbecue brush, a...
One Woman's Day · 3M ago

August 15 – Living Among Strangers

by Ariela Zucker My husband and I live in the motel we own and run. Our residence located between the lobby and the laundry room is an example of efficiency. This location ensures our abilit...
One Woman's Day · 3M ago

July 27 – Life with a Caregiver

by Judy Alter Much is written about the hardships and dedication of caregivers, and I am the first to applaud them. Been there, done that with my mother who slid into dementia in her eightie...
One Woman's Day · 4M ago

July 10 – Garibaldi

by Marilea Rabasa The summer of 2007 was difficult for me personally, and Gene thought it would be good for us to get away and distract ourselves, seeing one of the most spectacular sights i...
One Woman's Day · 4M ago

July 7 – Post-Injury Recovery

by Debra Dolan Never did I imagine this recovery journey would take this long or so much from me. Post-concussion syndrome feels like an immense case of jet-lag:  where your thoughts don’t a...