I Have to Leave “Pantsuit Nation”

Let me put something out there right off the bat: I did not vote for Donald Trump. Nor did I vote for Hillary Clinton. I exercised my right for creativity with a write-in and voted for my former college professor who I honestly think would make a great leader. That was my protest—not assigning my… Continue reading I Have to Leave “Pantsuit Nation”

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What’s So Romantic about the Death of a Saint?

Well, it’s almost Valentine’s Day. Can you feel the bile emerging from the depths of your stomach? If not, you must be one of those mushy, romantic types. Let’s see…what are you doing this year? Spending $5 on a generic paper card that says “I love you forever, oh unique lover”, similar to the one… Continue reading What’s So Romantic about the Death of a Saint?

A Lady’s History

Bits and pieces of essays that I have written over the years... There is something very mysterious about a woman’s past. It really does not matter who the woman is--princess or prostitute, the chances of her having some scandal lurking in the shadows of years left behind are high--higher than you will think at first… Continue reading A Lady’s History

A Letter to my Grandfather in Heaven

Dear Granddaddy, So much has happened in the year since you’ve gone to heaven. It is true what they say, that life goes on. You would know that best, having suffered so much loss over the 90 years you were lucky to have been granted for a life on earth. I can’t imagine what it must… Continue reading A Letter to my Grandfather in Heaven

The Second Chances of Priam Wood, A Book Review

Have you ever suffered from regret? Do you believe in second chances? If you were given the chance to relive the most regrettable days of your life, would you? Author Alexander Rigby looks at these questions in his debut novel, The Second Chances of Priam Wood. As he floats through some kind of afterlife holding… Continue reading The Second Chances of Priam Wood, A Book Review

Who by Fire, a Book Review

Last night, I had the opportunity to sit down and meet with writer, Mary L. Tabor, who is the author of the novel, Who by Fire. I had arranged for a couple of girlfriends to join me and participate in a little “book club” meeting after we had all finished reading the novel. Mary was… Continue reading Who by Fire, a Book Review

I am in Love with Gonzo

I know that I have mentioned him before, but I will continue to write about Hunter S. Thompson until someone rips the keyboard from my fingers, or I die. Either way, it will be a sad day for you. Because that day has not arrived yet, I will share more of his genius stories and… Continue reading I am in Love with Gonzo

Snow Fall Moments

Like an old filmstrip, my mind reels back to a time when we were all much younger and healthier; a distant memory behind all the haze created by adulthood drama and many nights of drinking too much wine. I can find this frame when I get lost inside myself, sliding down tunnels through memories to… Continue reading Snow Fall Moments