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Oana's Blog on Human Nature

Author Oana takes on our daily lives and experiences from a very sarcastic humorous perspective.
Born in Bucharest, Romania, Oana lived twenty years under the grotesque dictatorial regime of Ceausescu. After the fall of the communism in 1989 she studied languages at the University in Bucharest, then received her Master’s at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. English is her third language.
She has worn many hats, working as a translator, as a teacher, and eventually caring for animals both domestic and wild. She volunteered and worked for wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centers both in the US and Canada.
She lives in Arizona, where she continues to dedicate most of her time to her animals and to writing.
Her first book, The Healings was released in November 2010.

Hello Ms. Oana,

Some people are to the writers’ community what Jehovah’s Witnesses are to our neighborhoods.They want you to know more about them and they want to be your friends.

You don’t.

They want you to hear the good news.

You don’t.

They think their message is important to you.

It is not.

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“I want my author’s website done for free. I will find someone to do it for me.” The young lady told me. We were having a coffee after one of those heated writers’ meetings. I smiled and pointed at the gentleman sitting at the neighboring table, “Would you mind asking that man to pay for our coffees?” “I am not doing this!”The woman shook her head in disapproval. “Then, why would you ask others fo...
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Rules of Dating

“I only want one woman, one woman to be my Queen.” Finding love can be a very time-consuming, frustrating and fruitless activity. Luckily, for  those of us who get lost in the art and intricacies of today’s fast-paced dating, the teams of experts are right on, ready to teach the inexperienced how to behave in those tricky elimination stages, and meet the partner of their dreams. You may wonde...
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I read the letter with small graphics – pills, stethoscope, thermometer – in silence, tears in my eyes. I’m not sure if the pain is caused by the aching tooth or by the insurance company denying my claim. This time the reason is simple: did I really need to seek a second opinion? In vain, I tried to explain to them that it was not my idea. My doctor suggested that I seek a second opinion from a fe...
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