my belt…

In 1977 in a 7th grade shop class a boy made a leather belt.  It was a popular color of light golden brown.  On it he pressed stars and music notes and a simple sentence...  a sentence that could have kept him from getting laid ever.  Ever. "SCIENCE FICTION IS THE GREATEST" And then I … Continue reading my belt…

and I do…

8 years ago today it rained.  Not a huge downpour, but one of those consistently overcast days where the rain comes in waves.  Where the air smells fresh and clean and the sky is that lovely pale dove gray with patches of white clouds. We were living out in Banks then and the 45 minute … Continue reading and I do…

persona non grata

My kitties are now persona non grata.  Seriously.  Officially.  The tests results are in and Mike is allergic to them.  So I had Mike's doctor draw up all the documents to declare them unwelcome.  Doctors can do that right?  I mean really, if a ship's captain can marry people I don't see why a doctor … Continue reading persona non grata

three by the sea…

This Summer vacation has been filled to the brim with NOT being on vacation.  We've been swarmed with busies.  Engulfed by the things to do.  Inundated with important tasks... Well this weekend we said NO MORE! It's been a tough week.  Mike's grandmother continues her trek to the end of things and that weighs heavily … Continue reading three by the sea…

really, 9 years

9 years ago while I was sitting drinking a martini, just after I had a really nice steak, a friend of my friend's walked into a bar to meet us. He smelled good.  Actually he smelled great.  And then I was in love with him. With my track record that could have been THE END. … Continue reading really, 9 years