Dear Creep, If, in the unlikely event you are a follower of this blog (my subscribers, apart from you, are AWESOME!), I just wanted to let you know how very much I appreciate you kicking in my back doors and breaking into our home while we were vacationing […]
Hi there! I am an American who washed up on the shores of England over 25 years ago. I decided that if my life is an open book anyway, I better start writing some of it down before I get too old to remember that I enjoyed most of it. And if I can make you choke on your bagel or snort coffee out your nose from time to time, I feel I have succeeded in my mission here. Someone has to do it. Welcome to the comedrama dust bath that is my life...
Right. So… here’s the thing… I must preface this post with an apology in advance to any of my fellow bloggers, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram followers if my comments over the next 4-6 weeks read like really bad e e cummings.* Mother Hen is currently suffering from a […]
They say opposites attract. It’s true – and I envy your reserve, My wallflower man, So shy, so distant. Dignity personified, And saddled with me, A muddy puppy of a girl. I wonder – will you love This pink, wriggling blob With your nose and my hair…? Will you […]
Virgil didn’t mind watching the world go by. It was just what he did, night after night, sitting in the faded metal lawn chair next to his father on a sloping timber porch lining Main Street, Amos. His father sighed deeply into the late summer dusk and reached […]
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Though she had rarely travelled beyond the County line, Marjorie Weisenheimer never viewed herself as a homebody. The second youngest of ten children, Marjorie had watched her elder siblings marry and move away, and with each successive marriage over the years, she…