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Law Offices of Howard Rosenblatt
December 19th, 2008 @ 6:10 pm

Mom was a big fan of writing letters. She wrote letters to politicians and newspapers, administrators and executives, friends and family. She loved the formatting of them and knowing the proper layout and simply the entire process of crafting an epistle, and so she did it frequently. Here’s a letter she sent to a law […]

For Some Reason
December 16th, 2008 @ 12:00 pm

Hope springs eternal.

More Than Money
December 8th, 2008 @ 12:00 pm

On support

A Walk in a Park
December 7th, 2008 @ 12:00 pm

Job-hunting, walking the dog, and watching the Gators

Still Waiting
December 1st, 2008 @ 12:00 pm

The lamentations of an unemployed mother

An Odd Cover Letter
December 1st, 2008 @ 8:59 am

One of the funny quirks of trying to memorialize mom’s life is that I have a plethora of cover letters she wrote, because those are one of the few types of documents she carefully saved on her computer. So while I long to find stories of her youth or of the time she spent raising […]

November 30th, 2008 @ 12:00 pm

In which mom writes about her day

Mocha’s Meals
November 25th, 2008 @ 4:18 pm

This is from a file named Mocha 2.doc, dated November 25, 2008, found on mom’s old computer hard drive. I’m not sure if it was a letter she wrote to a vet, or notes she made for someone who was going to watch Mocha for a few days, or something else altogether.   Mocha’s Meals: […]

A Serious Issue
November 21st, 2008 @ 2:59 am

I found a Microsoft Word document named FCRR DEBACLE.doc on mom’s old computer. It’s dated November 18, 2008 but the file stamp is November 21, so I think she must have spent a few days writing it. I don’t know if she ever sent it, of course, but I think it’s safe to assume she […]

Diligently Looking
November 20th, 2008 @ 12:00 pm

In which mom still can’t find a job