Posts Tagged ‘ New york ’

THE HAUNTINGS OF VAN CORTLANDT PARK

THE HAUNTINGS OF VAN CORTLANDT PARK

I have written an article for the Kings River Life Magazine, THE HAUNTING OF VAN CORTLANDT PARK. Check it out here.

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A LOVE OF WATER

A LOVE OF WATER

One of the requirements for where I live is that I not be landlocked. I cannot swim. I get nervous when I’m in water above my waist. I’m fearful of snorkeling. I easily get seasick when I’m on a boat. All that considered I really must live within a close proximity to large bodies of water....

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A NEW SHORT STORY

A NEW SHORT STORY

WISHING YOU ALL THE BEST OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN THIS COMING NEW YEAR!! I have a new short story published in Kings River Life Magazine. It’s a dark Christmas Tale titled A VOICE TO REMEMBER. It was first published in the 2007 New York City Sisters In Crime Anthology, MURDER NEW YORK STYLE....

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MERMAID PARADE, CONEY ISLAND 2013

MERMAID PARADE, CONEY ISLAND 2013

It’s mid-December. The weather outside today is dreary, cold and it looks like New York was saved from a major winter storm that crept across the USA heading to the East coast. Miraculously it by-passed us. I get nostalgic about summer when the cold weather sets in, remembering the green, flowering gardens, children running and playing...

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PHOTOGRAPHY AS A HOBBY

PHOTOGRAPHY AS A HOBBY

I AM A GUEST ON J.Q. ROSE’S HOEDOWN HOBBY WEBSITE TODAY. CLICK THIS LINK TO READ ABOUT MY LOVE OF PHOTOGRAPHY. http://www.jqrose.com/2013/11/hobby-hoedown-author-margaret-mendels.html

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DEAD OF WINTER AFTERNOON RETREAT

DEAD OF WINTER AFTERNOON RETREAT

When you look out the window in the middle of winter and see a bright sun shine, the sky a deep blue, don’t be fooled, it could still be mighty cold out there. That’s how it was the other day when a friend and I went to check out the Malaysia Food Festival in...

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IT’S BLUSTERY IN NYC TODAY

IT’S BLUSTERY IN NYC TODAY

Those who live in the NYC area already know this, but it is windy, windy today!! I bought a small live Christmas tree this year, deciding to keep the major holiday decorations out on the terrace, and now that little tree is wagging and waving like crazy in this wind. I wouldn’t be surprised...

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ANGEL OF THE WATERS

ANGEL OF THE WATERS

The other day I had coffee with a dear friend, Thelma. She lives on the east side of Central Park and I live on the west side. So usually when we meet at our favorite coffee shop on the east side, I walk through the park. It was a fantastic day, unseasonably warm for...

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