All Posts By Susan P. Blevins

A Woman’s Choice

But in just a few seconds, the test showed positive. Yes, I was pregnant. I called my mother at once and told her everything. Fortunately,...

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“Captain, My Captain”

Next time don’t lie When you sit close and sigh You’re married already So forget going steady

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“Hi, My Name is Tom”

Hi, my name is Tom, (or Dick, or Harry). I just turned seventy and I’m alone in life. I’m in great shape, except that my fears of...

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Suicide and the Sensitive Heart: Why It Is Time for Us to be Vigilant

I go to a women’s gym five or six days a week, and always at 8 a.m. so that I can meet up with my buddies. We exercise our tongues as...

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The Heart Never Grows Old

What is it with age? When we’re very young all we want to do is grow old in a hurry, then when we’re teenagers we act like toddlers. As...

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EXECRABLE EXCRESCENCE

Rising cases of cancer in our society are cause for great concern and many questions. What is the source of cancer? Why such an epidemic...

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Gardening Tip

Our eyes locked across the cocktail lounge First sparks I held her gaze, daring her resistance We crossed the room and talked Discovered...

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Blue, Blue, Blue

Tonight at the cafe I just crashed into my age Fractured my pride Wounded my self-image It doesn’t matter how old I feel The fact is, I...

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Apparitions

Online dating’s long parade of hopefuls, liars, and scammers fills a seemingly endless pipeline that like a sewer, spews into my inbox....

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Floored

Last weekend I had a lovely evening planned: dinner at my house with a friend, followed by a symphony concert. I prepared a simple and...

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Unwelcome Burial Benefits and Sagging Thighs

In the past week a couple of things have happened that have brought me face to face with my own mortality; also with the fact that turning...

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