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Susan Brody
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I'm a New Jersey lawyer, reader, writer, technophobe, crossword puzzle fiend, and mom to 2 kids & 2 dogs.
I'm a New Jersey lawyer, reader, writer, technophobe, crossword puzzle fiend, and mom to 2 kids & 2 dogs.

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BURSTING WITH PRIDE
     Some people - like my amazing 21-year-old daughter - are born with a gift.   And a smaller subset of those people - like my daughter - decide they want to use that gift to make the world a better place.  Amy plans to be an art therapist.      This is h...

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TRUMPCARE
     First, the bad news: Trump remains in the White House, for now.  But here's the good news: the horrific, cynical, murderous Wealthcare bill is dead (for now).  Countless lives will be saved.  And perhaps most importantly, Trump has been severely weaken...

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     So, my friends, the app idea I described two posts ago is now officially on indefinite hiatus.  Without funding, we can't move it forward.  But, to my own surprise, I don't feel like curling up into a ball and sobbing for a week, because there are othe...

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AN UNFAIR COMPARISON
  Tomorrow it will be a year since we lost Murphy (top photo).  Today we lit a yahrzeit candle for him and talked about how incredibly lucky we were to have him in our lives for almost 10 years.  I've been trying to come up with a blog post for today, and t...

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AN INTROVERT GOES TO WASHINGTON
     Here's my completely idiosyncratic take on Saturday's march in D.C.  First, the good news: about half a million people showed up.  Now the bad news: about half a million people showed up.      After a ride on the D.C. metro that reminded me of the wors...

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     It's so strange.  It's been so long since I've had the heart to post, and yet my blog stats (the number of views I get per day) remain steady.  It makes me a little nervous to actually post something, to be honest.  What if people like my blog better w...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR?
     Yes, this is what 2017 holds in store.  But we can fight back.  We must, and we will.      It's been a rough few months.  I haven't been steady enough to even post anything here since the end of November.  But now I have something I can't talk about ye...

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RESISTANCE
     It feels like eons ago since I last posted.  It WAS eons ago.  Aside from identifying my daughter's sketch the day after the election, I haven't been able to find words adequate to the task of expressing what I'm feeling.  I've derived some grim satisf...

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LIBERTY WEEPS
(I commissioned this drawing from my daughter the artist.  I knew she could execute what I was seeing in my mind's eye, and she did.)

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CONTEST RESULT!
     Thanks to those who entered my giveaway contest for WRECKED!  My favorite comment came from Jess at DMS.  So Jess, email me your mailing address at muranosb(at)gmail(dot)com, and the book is yours!  Congrats!
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