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Heaven Knows I’m Not Miserable Now

Yesterday. I was sitting on my sofa reading. And then I got up to get something to drink. I paused as I walked back to my seat. It was the middle of the afternoon and pale winter sunlight was streaming in. Something about the quality of the light made me stop and really look around. […]

Guacamole and Sarah Vaughan

Yesterday was an extremely stressful day for me, personal life wise. Lots of frustrating calls to the insurance company, drs office, pharmacy… THAT kind of day ( I know there are some of you who can relate). Anyway, it ended with me crawling into bed with a great book (1Q84 - so unbelievably awesome) and […]

I’ve Got to Think Twice Before I Give My Heart Away

This isn’t a story I’d been planning on telling here. Not here, not now. But then it came to mind as I was responding to comments on a recent post and I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. So here it is. Note: Writing this was hard for me. I’d like […]

You’re Just a Fool

In honor of April Fools Day – a brief meditation on being a fool. But first, a musical interlude. A fool in love, we’ve all been there. Well, maybe I shouldn’t make those kind of assumptions. I guess there are some people who’ve never been consumed by emotion and thus acted like a goddamn fool. […]

“All You Need Is Love”

Ok, I wanted to end the workweek with a fun quote/non-quote and a bit of music. And, btw, nice load of shite. Millions of people go their whole lives without romantic love. Our current (western) concept of love is, from a broad historical perspective, rather new. But I write about dating and relationships. I’m not […]