Author Archives: lily kotansky

Friends? Hardly.

I’m having an “aha moment.” Not a good one. I go throughout my life, gaining and losing friends. I just realized my one good friend is not worth my time. And another guy I thought was a great new addition … Continue reading

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Valentine haters, unite!

How to have an anti-Valentine’s Day: Joel, the lovelorn character from the movie “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” has a few words to say about February 14: “Valentine’s Day…is a holiday invented by greeting card companies to make people … Continue reading

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Spy satellite poses threat

While I sit at home, sick yet safe behind closed walls, the United States military is huffing and puffing over the possibility that their spy satellite may hit U.S. soil. Or soil anywhere else in the world. Pretty ironic if … Continue reading

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Abiding by the Bard

I am pure nerd. No, a nerd is a great thing to be. I’m well-read, is all. Why am I a nerd? Well, I’m going to a show. It has blood, fight-scenes, raunchy jokes and murder. Still wondering why I … Continue reading

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Robo-cookies kill nostalgia

Remember those carefree, nose-picking days of childhood when mom baked homemade cookies, while swearing by the family recipe? Can you taste the warm chocolate chips, picture the chocolate-dipped beaters in the kitchen sink? Right. Now, scratch that memory.

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I’m seeing a pattern here.

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Reading Swings

I’m in the mood for an Alice Hoffman novel. Does anyone get into moods for a certain author? Around early spring, I suddenly want to read everything Stephen King ever wrote. I think that’s because one spring I read S.K. … Continue reading

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Random thoughts that would be much too much annoying if posted as separate blogs

Our school is thinking about doing away with midterms and finals. Cool.

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[Quoting Henry David Thoreau]

I went into the woods because I wanted to live deliberately. I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life… to put to rout all that was not life; and not, when I came to die, … Continue reading

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NYC trip leads to ‘Spring Awakening’

I stand at the train station with my admiral blue pea coat from Target and dangerously blue skinny jeans, luggage in tow. Among the early morning commuters, I look alert. I look like a city girl. I’m loaded. Bogged down … Continue reading

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