Stories & Poems & Thoughts (Oh My)

Love Is What We Need

This year has taught me lessons in humility and acceptance. During this year’s multiple surgeries and procedures, people have gone out of their way to be kind to me ...
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Passionate Fifties

Aren’t these beautiful people? Isn’t it lovely to have models that are not in their teens or twenties? Or even thirties or forties? Aren’t they sexy? Being mid fifties ...
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Handicapped Parking, Coffee, and Spam

I have been going to my coffee shop for 19 years. The same shop, same people, same coffee for 19 years. Through rain and shine, snow and black ice, ...
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Marketing Scheimpflug's Lust

The first part of our first photo shoot along with my first set of stories is finished. That’s a lot of firsts. AG shot images that are beautiful and ...
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Live Nude Art

“Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, ...
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20 Pounds or Happiness

Everybody is exquisite. Truly, stunningly beautiful. I keep learning one concept over and over again. As a counselor, a yoga teacher, a massage therapist, a writer, and in my ...
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Mumu's Away

One day when I was 45, wearing an expensive equivalent of a Mumu (a linen sack minus the pineapples and war canoes), I went back to therapy. I said, ...
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Elegant Feet: A Story for You

“I have been told that I have elegant feet,” he said picking her up for their third date. She had swallowed, tantalized, thinking about those feet. The imagined feet ...
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Writer's Storm

“You will hear thunder and remember me, And think: she wanted storms … “ (The opening words of “You Will Hear Thunder” by Anna Akhmatova) Two events have me ...
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Blow and Suck

“Blow and suck!” “What?” I said, red in the face and dripping sweat from exertion. “I said, blow and suck.” She wasn’t red in the face. She wasn’t breaking ...
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