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Melanie Chartoff

New Life from Death         

This New Year, this new autumn, I will flaunt the fashionable emblem of a brown and withering lawn adapting to the new landscape fashion trend in arid California—the beauty of burnt.

Meant2Be: Mr. Delicious

My daddy was raised in a Jewish delicatessen during the Depression, where rich food made his family wealthy and unhealthy.

Meant2Be: Sleeping together

At age 60, I’d given up hope that I would ever find my bashert, or even sleep with anyone again, as I was so set in my ways.


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