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My father Diego Pichardo My Mother Liliana

My-Father-Diego Pichardo

My Father Diego Pichardo My Father, the Rockstar Sometimes I’ve fantasized about meeting Elvis Presley’s daughter. I’d like to shake her hand and tell her, with a sigh, “Lisa Marie, girl, I know exactly how hard your childhood must’ve been. My father, Diego Pichardo, was also a legendary rock star.” Except my father was a …

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Steamy Romance Novels versus Clean Romance Novels Steamy Romance Novels versus Clean Romance novels—Finding your Goldilocks Zone In the past, I used to scorn at steamy romance novels calling them the “lowest common denominator literature.” However, one of my dearest cancer patients offered me a new perspective. This delightfully polite lady in her seventies—I’ll call …

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Modern Dating After Divorce

The Contradictory Rules: Modern Dating After Divorce. Between double standards and old-fashioned rules, dating after divorce didn’t come natural to me. It required re-connecting with instincts I had lost many years ago.      My mother used to say, “Daring the Devil isn’t the same as seeing him arrive.”      Her advice crossed my …

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