Category Archives: Love

Saying “No” To Christmas Presents

Christmas Hearts

Friday Funnies: THIS CHRISTMAS I MADE A PACT WITH BLUE EYES that we would skip buying presents for each other. No way were we going to fall victim to the constant Christmas Hullabaloo and its associated pressure and guilt. We’re saving our cash for our next sailing adventure and that’s that. The incessant Christmas carols playing at…

Exorcising Mommy – When You Start To Look Like Your Mother

Love mommy

MY FRIEND, Theresa’s eyes are searching my face for a hint of reaction, I just ran into her and noticed something was completely different. She has shorn off her magnificent long red locks and is now sporting a short ‘n’ sassy lil’ do. Most gals would have felt a touch apprehensive about diving into this…

Ex Hex – Divorce And Being The New Woman

Ex

SOME THINGS just drive me to drinking and no, it ain’t my hot… rod… Lincoln. It’s not even the exes that pass on by in my life. it’s the unquenchable thirst for revenge, at all cost that is so often co-created when married couples part. “Heav’n has no rage, like love to hatred turn’d, nor…

Snake Eyes – Eye Exam For The LIttle Girl In You

Snake Eyes

‘TELL ME,’ ASKS MY YOUTHFUL new ophthalmologist during my eye exam, ‘how on earth did you get such a deep scratch on your cornea?’ Searching ancient personal history I recall,  “When I was about three years old I remember sitting at the dining table, drawing.  My mother was upstairs and my creative self decided to make a…

Blast From The Past – Can We Really Be Just Friends?

blast from the past

“ARGH, why didn’t you break up with your boyfriend before we went away!?  We could’ve… you know… I still lust for you.” Lexie, a newly divorced girlfriend indignantly recites this email snippet to me during an emergency phone pow-wow. It is the juicy part of correspondence just in from Tim, her handsome, charming male friend of…