My relationship with Facebook began many years ago, during the days when it was available only to college students. Graduating seniors from the high school where I worked invited me to join as a means of our staying in touch once they were ensconced on their distant college campuses. I happily signed up. During my … Continue reading Zuckerberg lost $7 billion this week – and me
Early in the afternoon on Saturday, as I walked up Delaware Avenue, a most remarkable thing occurred - I was greeted with a honk, wave and smile all from the same man driving past me. I know that many are offended by this type of uninvited attention, but as a woman who recently acknowledged that she … Continue reading Can you believe this is still happening?!
You with a different schedule.You with deeper thoughts and more reflection. You with more time to be with me. You with equal measures of adoration. While not exactly in those words, I’ve been on the receiving end of each of those sentiments in relationships during my life. As I consider them, it seems that these … Continue reading Are relationships all about what’s available?
We’re at that point in the year where it’s time to admit that summer is indeed over. While it seems to me that cooler nights are arriving later than in previous years (I recall struggling to not put the heat on in Septembers past), there’s no denying that my plants are going to want to … Continue reading Closing the window(s)
The Chinese Zodiac calendar may claim that 2021 is the Year of the Ox, but I’m here to tell you it’s most definitely the Year of the Snake - at least in my world. It began in late spring when I encountered a thin ribbon of a snake while walking down the yellow brick road. … Continue reading Year of the Snake
Wait! What do you mean LeVar Burton didn’t get the Jeopardy hosting gig?! Now I’m going to need 11 things that bring me joy because that truly sucks. Fortunately, I’m really adept at finding my own happiness and pleasure. While LeVar didn’t get the job he so clearly deserved, I’ve got this. 1. A birthday … Continue reading I’d like 10 things that bring me joy for $100, LeVar
It seems like versions of this song have been popping up in my life recently. While the original version by Screaming Jay Hawkins is a classic, no doubt, the versions I prefer are a bit less campy. Think Nina Simone or this wonderful, modern version by She and Him which is featured on my newest … Continue reading I put a spell on you