Author Archives: zoebgreenberg

My #MeToo Moment(s)

Those of you who have read my very sporadic blog for a while probably know that I only write when highly motivated by an experience. This week it was the many hours I spent, eyeball to screen, watching the testimony … Continue reading

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Loss of Innocence

Driving down a country road on a perfect summer’s day, my convertible top down, and the radio blasting vintage Beach Boys, I am transported temporarily to a younger and more innocent time. The music is the hook; different music can … Continue reading

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Mother of the Bride Wannabe

Don’t get me wrong, I adore my two sons. They were so much fun to raise and grew up to be men I am proud of. But if you don’t have a daughter, you never get to experience that well- … Continue reading

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Reflections on Turning 70

    It’s just a number, right? No, it is a SURREAL number, one I can’t quite wrap my head around. I clearly don’t picture myself as whatever my previous idea of “70” was. Which reminds me of my mother, … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale

    For a (former) card carrying member of the sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll generation, taking anti-depressants should be a no-brainer, right? Except when it isn’t. The taking of anti- depressants has become as mundane and common as … Continue reading

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Boy in a Box or A New Twist on Mother’s Day

  When I first became a mother on March 25, 1974, it was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. The Mother Gene was very strong in me from the get-go. And as soon as I looked into that little face … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Mother’s Day

Ah, Mother’s Day. A mother surrounded by her adoring family; pampered, taken out to dinner, showered with gifts and cards. At least that’s how Hallmark sees it. The reality? It can be a painful, hellish holiday for so many women. … Continue reading

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