Monthly Archives: January 2013

Romancing the Stones

I’m not sentimental–I’m as romantic as you are. The idea, you know, is that the sentimental person thinks things will last–the romantic person has a desperate confidence that they won’t.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise Last week … Continue reading

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Spitting, Kicking, Humping

Remember the cautionary tale of the camel that pokes his nose into the maiden’s tent slit? “Oh, look at those eye lashes!  And he’s sooo soft and cuddly.  And OMG TWO humps!” And. . . The next thing the sweet … Continue reading

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Hysterical Paralysis, Cast-Iron Skillets, and Wooden Rolling Pins

We have an abundance of crazy women in my family.  And that’s a good thing. We have a great-aunt who birthed seven boys.  When her youngest son was two, this over-burdened woman suffered what I am going to be kind … Continue reading

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Resolutions

My good friend, Jan Morrill, likes New Year’s resolutions.  I love the woman dearly, but I don’t see the point.   Many of my friends mentally hold up goals or wishes, offer these desires to the universe this time of … Continue reading

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