The family tradition of writing one another letters:
Dear Mom, Louise said a curs word and so did I. Louise said a-s-s and and I said f-u-c-k. I'm sorry I said it. (Do not show daddy this note.) You'll find my homework in my note book. Please put back the books and do not forget any of the book. My homework (spelling and math) are the first ones in the first section. Do not mess up my paper. I changed my pantty. Claire TO MOM Please do not throw this paper away!!!!!
Dear Claire Don't say I never wrote to you at camp Love, Louise PS Whe you come home, I shall have a guest. You'll sleep on the couch Wed. Love, Louise
"Lend me your ears." Dear Mother, Please say to me that you "love me." Don't rip this up. Love + xxxx Claire
Dear Claire- When you are stirred, out there in that beautiful country, to great heights of aspiring, or being inspired, cast your yearning thought to improving your spelling.... Florence
Dear Claire, Wish you were here. Glad you are there. Dad
MY PRIVATE CONEY presents IT WAS HER NEW YORK, the short stories that accompany the work-in-progress video and photo collection of the same name (myprivateconey.com - media link - IT WAS HER NEW YORK). The stories and the media explore the tender rubble that holds both my mother, Florence's and New York's soul as one disappears into old age and the other into gentrification. All are real observations and/or experiences with very little tall-tale telling.
Except when it makes the story better.
Please visit myprivateconey.com for additional information and sample works.
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