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These Are My Mother’s Hands

Throughout my childhood I spent countless time at Marni’s house. Marni was my best friend and she and her family treated me as if I was one of their own. There was always a reserved spot for me up on the third floor when I wanted to sleep over and I had a space saved … Continued

Ten Unpolished Things That Make You Go Hmmmm!?

When I was in college C+C Music Factory was commonly heard playing in dorm rooms, apartments and in most of the local bars and clubs. I don’t hear the song too much anymore but when I tune into the 90’s jams on Satellite Radio it brings me right back. In today’s unpolished world, there’s always … Continued

The Unpolished Predicament Of Moving: Purge It Or Pack It?

Moving. When it comes to stressful situations, there’s no doubt moving tops the leaderboard. It’s a mental, physical and an emotional energy suck. It’s up there with starting a new job or getting divorced. I should know, I’ve done both so why not add moving to the equation. I’m pretty sure one of the reasons … Continued

Unpolished Turducken

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW… Turducken is a dish which consists of a chicken stuffed into a duck stuffed into a turkey all cooked at once and served together to be eaten in one bite. In unpolished words, it’s a mouthful of three birds which have absolutely nothing to do with each other. That said, … Continued

The List Of Forty-Five @ Forty-Five

It seems like I’ve been turning forty-five for[rty-five] ever, but Thursday was the official milestone. Yup, September 14th; typically sandwiched right between one of the Jewish holidays or smack in the midst of an epic hurricane. Naturally, this year was no different! A lot has happened in forty-five years. Though I’ve learned a ton, there’s … Continued

Hurricane Irma: The Unpolished Shit Storm

“Rach, you gotta blog about Floridians preparing for a storm,” you said. “Rachel, please write something about the hysteria,” you pleaded. “Silver, Please keep the Facebook posts coming. It’s the only thing keeping me sane,” you texted. You asked, so I’m answering. Ok folks, let’s do it: From my vantage point, I don’t even know where … Continued

Saving The Date: PICK IT OR PASS IT?

Universally speaking, a wedding signifies one of the most momentous occasions for all engaged couples. It would seem logical the first of many steps in the planning process would be saving an actual calendar date to get hitched. Choosing what will ultimately be the anniversary of “until death do us part” requires some serious thought. … Continued

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