Author Archives: lynettea1

About lynettea1

I write. I connect. I travel. I make bad puns.

Museums of Us

I visited my basement storage room not long ago. It is crammed with boxes, furniture, half-finished crappy crafting projects, pictures, and piles of long forgotten whatnots. It’s a mess that might scare the heartiest of dumpster divers. I lifted the … Continue reading

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Welcome, Welcome Marrakech

We step out of the taxi that has driven us into the Jemaa El Fna, the grand plaza of  Marrakech, inside the great walls of the medina (old town). It is said to be the largest square in Africa. This plaza … Continue reading

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Man Kind

Men. We women have all sorts of opinions about men. Our opinions are often driven by stereotypes. Stereotypes provide a shorthand that is sometimes confirmed by experience but, as we all know, stereotypes are lazy and  dangerous. Still, we think … Continue reading

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eeekHarmony

“You should get on eHarmony,” she said, whereupon I burst into flames. Laughter, I burst into laughter. But I may as well have burst into flames because dating might actually kill me. The last time I had a date Ross … Continue reading

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Now You Know

You’d never know something was broken. You’d never know about the tears because they fell behind the bathroom door, in the car, in the woods in the rain, and high upon a mountain trail.  You’d never know about the sharp … Continue reading

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Hot or Not

I am hot. I am so hot that when I walk into a restaurant people stop to marvel at my hotness. Their eyes take in the rivulets of sweat seductively inching their way down my décolletage. My cheeks are ruddy … Continue reading

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A Shaman, a Prayer, and a Fire

I wrote the post below shortly after I returned from Peru in March, but didn’t publish it. I feared that readers had grown weary of stories about Peru. A few nights ago, I had a dream about this experience. I … Continue reading

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