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Silicon Valley Writer — The Early Days


During the first week of my technical writing career, I came home crying every day.  It was 1984.  We had just returned to the United States after spending five years living in Haifa, Israel, where I worked off and on, … Continue reading

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Importance of Resiliency


I have multiple voices in my head, telling me different things.  Skeptical me says, “Isn’t it silly for a woman your age to be thinking about starting something new?” and “How likely is it that anyone is going to want … Continue reading

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Voice from the Past


This afternoon I got a call from a voice that I didn’t recognize.  But as soon as she told me her name, I knew immediately who she was. An old friend from more than forty years ago.  We had been … Continue reading

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one year ~ one sentence


Image via Wikipedia 1947 Born breech with a forceps mark on my forehead. 1948 Israel is established as an independent state. 1949 My cousin Rachel is born on my birthday. 1950 My parents moved into the only house they would … Continue reading

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