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​​​eBOOKS


I have published the following eBooks which can be purchased at
www.amazon.com


CONFESSIONS OF A REBEL DIETER (July 2020)


https://tinyurl.com/y5l9oerc




THE MAFIA, MY FATHER AND ME (July 2019)


www.amazon.com/author/melodeecurrier




PLANNING YOUR CLASS REUNION IN THE 21st CENTURY (April 2014)

http://tinyurl.com/m6k4pen



THE LAST STRAW:  SURVIVING AND THRIVING AFTER AN ABUSIVE MARRIAGE (July 2014)

http://tinyurl.com/pttapjy




ARTICLES

WORKING IN THE 21st CENTURY WITH VIRTUAL PARALEGALS


Columbus Bar Lawyer's Quarterly - Spring 2009


National Paralegal Reporter - February/March 2010


The Greatest American Lawyer


Paralegal Gateway


The Citator - Paralegal

Association of Central Ohio

https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/12ff8134-a13b-4ab9-b838-9800bf97b045




PARALEGAL FREELANCING -- IS IT FOR YOU?

National Paralegal Reporter - August/September 2010


Paralegal Freelancing page 1.pdf

Paralegal Freelancing page 2.pdf




BOY CRAZY ADVENTURES IN NEW YORK CITY

Adventures for the Average Woman - December 2010


Book "A Scioto Sampler" by the Franklinton


McConnell Writers' Groups - December 2011

Article - Boy Crazy Article for Adventures for the Average Woman.rtf




HAVE YOU BEEN A VICTIM OF ELECTRONIC ROBBERY?


Freelance Writers Report - August 2011


WE Magazine for Women - April 20 & 22, 2013 (in two parts)

http://wemagazineforwomen.com/are-you-a-victim-of-electronic-robbery-part-one/

http://wemagazineforwomen.com/are-you-a-victim-of-electronic-robbery-part-tw/



MY MAD MEN DAYS


The Columbus Dispatch (First Person Column) - September 24, 2011

My Mad Men Days page 1.pdf




MY AHA! MOMENT

IdeaGems Magazine - April/July 2012 Issue

True Stories Well Told - August 2016 


https://truestorieswelltold.com/2016/08/31/my-aha-moment/



MULTIPLE INCOME STREAMS

The Dollar Stretcher - April 2012


Living Better at 50+ - March 2013


http://www.livingbetterat50.com/multiple-streams-income-start/


HAIRS MY DILEMMA


Better Living at 50+ online magazine - June 2012


IdeaGems Magazine - May 2013


BoomerCafe.com - August 2014


http://www.boomercafe.com/2014/08/27/baby-boomers-quest-ideal-hair/


WALKING WITH MY ANGELS


Beliefnet - July 2012


IdeaGems Magazine - May 2013


Angels-Online.com - August 2014


The Edge Magazine - October 2016

http://www.edgemagazine.net/2016/10/walking-with-my-angels/




START NOW


Hello Boomers Magazine

Article - Start Now.docx



BUH-BYE! -- A CHRONICLE OF MY JOBS FROM HELL


IdeaGems Magazine - ToughLit Issue, Fall 2012


Living Better at 50+ - January 2013


https://www.livingbetter50.com/jobs-buh-bye-2013/




MIND GAME MANIA


Senior Living Magazine (online) - November 2, 2012


Better Living at 50 (online) - September 11, 2014


Omaha Lifestyles Magazine - December 2014


http://livingbetter50.com/dont-procrastinate-scheduling-necessary-doctor-appointments/


YOU HAD ME AT MEOW!


Your Cat Magazine (UK) - December, 2012

You Had Me at Miaow - page 1.pdf




METAPHYSICAL MYSTERIES


Fate Magazine - December 2012

Article - Metaphysical Mysteries - FINAL.docx




DON'T LOOK BACK -- YOU'LL MISS WHAT'S IN FRONT OF YOU


Living Better at 50+ - January 2013


Better after 50 - March 2, 2015


Senior Living Magazine - August 2016

http://betterafter50.com/2015/03/dont-look-back-youll-miss-whats-in-front-of-you/



A DATE WITH DANGER


Writers Haven - Issue #9 - Secrets - February 2013


True Stories Well Told - May 2013


National Association of Baby Boomer Women - January 2015


YourTango - October 2015

http://truestorieswelltold.com/2013/05/01/a-date-with-danger/

http://nabbw.com/member-articles/a-date-with-danger/

http://www.yourtango.com/2015280223/i-found-the-man-who-raped-me-on-facebook-hes-minister-now



LIKE A MOTHERLESS CHILD

True Stories Well Told - May 2013


Like a Motherless Child.docx



RUNAWAY DATES

Boomer Women Speak - June 2013


http://boomerwomenspeak.com/display_stories.php?item_id=3489




THE GIFT OF SAYING NO!

Living Better at 50 - December 2014

http://livingbetter50.com/the-gift-of-saying-no/



A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON MY WAY TO THE MIKVAH

True Stories Well Told - December 2014

http://truestorieswelltold.com/2014/12/17/a-funny-thing-happened-on-my-way-to-the-mikvah/



WHAT IT WAS REALLY LIKE TO BE A BARBIZON GIRL IN 1960s NEW YORK CITY

YourTango - November, 2015

http://www.yourtango.com/2015281304/what-it-was-really-like-dating-in-1960s-new-york-city


ANOTHER GRAND 50th CELEBRATION

Reunions Magazine - February/March/April 2015



FORGIVEN VOWS


Your Tango - September 2015


http://www.yourtango.com/2015279701/devastating-way-i-found-out-my-husband-was-gay



COLOR ME BLUE

Senior Times - November 2015

Article - Color Me Blue.docx



TURNING POINTS -- THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

True Stories Well Told -- December 2015

http://truestorieswelltold.com/2015/12/02/turning-points-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/



WHAT IT WAS LIKE USING THE FIRST ONLINE DATING SERVICE IN THE 60S

Yourtango.com - December 2015

http://www.yourtango.com/2015282929/what-it-was-like-using-first-online-dating-service



50 SHADES OF PURRRR


Must Love Cats - May 2016


Article -- 50 Shades of Purrrr.docx




THE MORE, THE MERRIER


Sweatpants and Coffee - June, 2016


http://sweatpantsandcoffee.com/personal-essay-more-merrier/




THRIVING AFTER TRAUMA


Senior Living Magazine - June 2016


Article - post traumatic growth.docx




WHO HAS YOUR BACK?


True Stories Well Told - July 2016


https://truestorieswelltold.com/2016/07/20/who-has-your-back/




READY, SET, ACTION!


The Change Blog - September 2016


http://www.thechangeblog.com/get-started/




10 IDEAS TO EARN MULTIPLE STREAMS OF INCOME


Money Saving Mom - September 2016


http://moneysavingmom.com/2016/09/10-ideas-earn-multiple-streams-income.html




CHOICE IS NOT A DIRTY WORD


Role Robot - October 2016


http://www.rolereboot.org/culture-and-politics/details/2016-10-choice-not-dirty-word/





VISITORS FROM THE OTHER SIDE


Your Ghost Stories - October 2016

http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=23827





I  DON'T LOVE YOUR DOG!


Your Cat Magazine (UK) - November 2016

I dont love your dog.pdf




9 SECRETS OF A HAPPIER LIFE -- TRY HYGGE


Zest Now - March 2017


Article - Getting Hygge With It.docx



 
MY FATHER -- A RUNYONESQUE CHARACTER


True Stories Well Told - March 2017


https://truestorieswelltold.com/2017/03/29/my-runyonesque-father/

 

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WOKE UP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT AND SAW A SPIRIT?


The OtherSide Press - March 2017 


Article - Visitors From The Other Side.docx




CROWD TRENDING:  WHY INVITE ONE FRIEND WHEN YOU COULD HAVE A CROWD


Better After 50 - April 2017


https://betterafter50.com/2017/04/the-more-the-merrier-how-the-crowding-trend-has-become-absurd/




THE DATE THAT NEVER ENDED


SheKnows - July 2017


http://www.sheknows.com/community/love/date-never-ended





NEVER LOSE HOPE -- THINGS DO CHANGE


ESME (Empowering Single Mothers Everywhere)

July 2017


https://esme.com/showcase/writing/never-lose-hope-things-do-change




THAT'S IT!   BUTT OUT!


True Stories Well Told

June 2018


https://truestorieswelltold.com/2018/06/06/thats-it-butt-out/



CRY ME A RIVER


True Stories Well Told
August 2019


https://truestorieswelltold.com/2019/08/07/cry-me-a-river/




DO YOU FIND MAKING FRIENDS AFTER 50 DIFFICULT?


Making Midlife Matter

October 2019


https://makingmidlifematter.com/making-friends-after-50/




REACHING OUT TO ARCHANGEL RAPHAEL


The Edge Magazine

March 2020

 
https://www.edgemagazine.net/2020/03/reaching-out-to-archangel-raphael/




THE SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS


True Stories Well Told

March 2020


https://truestorieswelltold.com/2020/03/11/the-school-of-hard-knocks/




ME, MYSELF AND I-SOLATION


Won 2nd place in a Dublin, Ohio writing contest regarding Isolation.


Article - Me Myself and I-solation.docx