On a Saturday afternoon, not long after I moved to New Orleans, I watched a small, rectangular package slide through my mail slot and tumble down to the floor. The package was from my mother and contained one pair of multi-colored, cushioned, low-cut, athletic training socks. I wasn’t expecting the package, nor did I need another pair of socks. My mother just thought I would like them, as demonstrated by the accompanying handwritten note that read: I just thought you would like them.

I’d be lying if I said the package didn’t make me chuckle, but I can’t say that…


My ex-girlfriend is one of the most beautiful women I’ve ever seen. Her body is a work of art, perfectly toned and golden tan with a smattering of graceful tattoos and a tiny, steel rod through each nipple. Her eyes are big and brown, accentuated by long, fluttering lashes. Her smile can level you. It’s one of those smiles that makes you smile just because you caught a glimpse of it.

She loves animals, so much so that watching her care for a newborn puppy can melt even the coldest of hearts. When she laughs, it’s as if the world…

Tony Endelman

Author, blogger, entrepreneur, certified life & relationship coach, marketer, music nut, comedy nerd, gastronome, dreamer & wanderer. www.tonyendelman.com

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