They hit me again yesterday: ALL THE REASONS I HATE SPANDEX. Usually, my hatred for Spandex (Lycra, elastane) is reserved for those rare moments when I darken the doorway of a gym. There does not exist a single item of workout clothing that does not contain Spandex, and the […]
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...
via Photo Challenge: Solitude Anyone who knows me would say I am a people person. As a natural extrovert, I find it easy to work a room, to get a party going, and to keep conversation alive even in awkward company. Perhaps this is why I value my […]
They say ‘The nose knows…” I believe they are right Whether it sniffs or it blows. Never take for granted The ability to sense The presence of poison, Pheromone, Scents To enrich or endanger Life as we know it. Oh, poor unappreciated nose! Unless it bleeds or […]
How to photograph the perfect sunrise and still manage to ruin your day: Lock your spare house key inside house. Go to driveway and start your car with keyless entry fob. Decide sunrise is too pretty to let pass undocumented. Get out of car to photograph sunrise with iPhone, keys […]
I find my Inner Comedienne laid out in mortuary fashion atop my toothbrush, holding a sad plastic lily in her hands. Each of her closed eyelids is painted with a comedic “x”, by which I deduce she is either sleeping or dead. It’s late, and, to be quite honest, I haven’t seen her […]