I haven’t found a single gray hair on my head, ever. I’ve been telling myself that when that time comes I’ll embrace it Helen Mirren style. But my friend was over the other day and she said something awful as she analyzed sections of her hair in front of my mirror. She said, “I used to think that I was just going to embrace my … Continue reading A Tiny Little Post: Grey Hairs
I wrote this post back in 2013! Wow, how is that possible? Since then, I have thrown two successful dinner parties, though I’m always trying to up my game. I have yet to take it outside like the one I describe in this post, so in that sense it’s still very much a goal I’m working toward. Meanwhile, here are some of the pieces from … Continue reading The Dinner Party In My Mind.
So which is worse? Knowing you aren’t alone and something lurks in the shadows or realizing that you’re alone? Is it better to live with a potential “monster” that may at some point threaten your happiness? Or is it better to feel the quiet void of loneliness? Which weight is heaviest? Which evil is more desirable? I’ve been confronted with this question of relationship status … Continue reading The monster in the closet, or the lack thereof…
Here’s a random poem I read a few years ago and thought was humorous and sad and thought-provoking. Marks My husband gives me an A for last night’s supper, a B plus in bed. My son says I am average, an average mother, but if I put my mind to it I could improve. My daughter believes in Pass/Fail and tells me I pass. … Continue reading “Marks” by Linda Pastan