Tag Archives: 1982

Mermaids

When I was seven years old, there were two things I loved most in the world, aside from my family and Santa Claus. One was Lake George. The other was playing with Barbie dolls. But when I played with Barbies, … Continue reading

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Dissed By Santa

My mother used to work at Equitable in Manhattan. In 1982, when I was seven, the company planned a Christmas party, and all of the employees’ kids were invited. I loved my mother’s office, and the city at Christmastime, so … Continue reading

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Jeans & Genes

Did I ever tell you that I refused to wear pants when I was a kid? True story. Not that I was a nudist, though I really didn’t prefer clothes and in the ultimate of ironies, I threw a FIT … Continue reading

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