Tag Archives: Loss and What I Wore

For the Love of Nora

My friends and I all feel like we just lost a close girlfriend with Nora Ephron’s untimely death at age 71. She made us laugh with her self-deprecating humor in her books, I Feel Bad About My Neck and I Don’t Remember Anything and her wonderful screenplays ranging from Heartburn, Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally (who can forget […]

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Poem: An angry teenager abandoned by her father

My last post about Nora Ephron’s delightful play, Love, Loss and What I Wore, described life’s trials and tribulations from women’s points of view with a sense of humor. Certain events in my life have come in to play since I wrote that and have made me think more about the message of  loss, particularly […]

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Fond, and not so Fond, Memories of Accessories – Tiaras and Bobby Socks!

Bras, shoes, purses and wedding dresses! I can certainly relate to Nora and Delia Ephron’s play, “Love, Loss and What I Wore” about women’s stories of joy, frustration and sorrow shared by their accessories at a given moment in time. I was hesitant to invite Dr. DeFelice to join me to see the last performance […]

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Nora Ephron: “Love, Loss and What I Wore” and What I Learned

It was a sunny day in March when my close, battle-scarred, divorced friend and colleague, Patricia Park, asked me, “Do you want to go to an off-Broadway show at the Westside Theatre by Nora Ephron and her sister, Delia, about women?” I instinctively replied, “You must be kidding.” Being a wise and patient woman she […]

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