Transparency…

This particular blog post seems to have a check list to go along with it, so why don't we start there... Laying in bed with my big velvet winter comforter?  Check Wearing undies and my favorite stripey shirt?  Check Red lipstick?  Check Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds or Tom Waits playing in my ears?  … Continue reading Transparency…

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…

bittersweet

This Friday has special significance in the lives of many... It's my daughter's birthday. It's the first day of spring. It's the anniversary of this country's invasion of Iraq. I don't need a calendar to tell me any of that.  I remember the day she was born thinking that she was going to arrive on … Continue reading bittersweet

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

dooooood…

I had a few posts all planned in my head... inluding a thing I was tagged for (no that does not mean you can tag me... don't you dare, I am off limits for tagging, this is a special occasion).  But then the day got really short and suddenly it was night time and we … Continue reading dooooood…