Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Week Ago Today

You may recall that a week ago today was also a Friday.  On that day I intended to “reconvene” my story but I didn’t.  Instead I stood you up, built suspense and by holding out for exactly one week, created irony.  Will … Continue reading

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A Year Ago Today

A year ago last Thursday was a Wednesday.  On that day I sat between two German businessmen as I flew over the Atlantic Ocean.  I know they were business men because I asked them; they were flying back from Iowa.  I watched “Awesome Celebrity … Continue reading

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Abracadabra Apricots

I had an amateur magic set when I was little.  In it were all the usual gags- the wand, the scarf, the latex thumb- and after learning new tricks, I would lace up my black cape (the one with gold stars and … Continue reading

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The Lemons Writing Process in 10 Easy Steps

Step One:  Brew and drink some fresh coffee. Step 2: Play the Pandora radio station that alternates between 90’s country & edgy techno.  Three: Word and reword the same sentence 5 times. Step 3 ½: Tap your toes. 3 ¾: … Continue reading

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The Exhaustion That’s Not

Having executed a good variety of sprints, high knees, and exaggerated long strides between mailboxes and telephone poles the last few miles or so would consist of nothing in particular.  She would allow her mind to shut down completely, sitting back to … Continue reading

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Ditch Effort

We’re going green on LifesLemons this Mother’s Day.  It’s a cop out really- from buying an overpriced greeting card- but together, we can pretend to be environmentally conscious by going with the term “green” instead of “cheap.”  You in?  I digress.  You … Continue reading

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