Monthly Archives: February 2010

WHAT THE HELL IS A “SHAM-WOW”?

Ai-yi-yi . . . that’s what I’d say if I were Ricky Ricardo, which I’m not.  Whatta weird week . . . (there’s some alliteration for you, boys and girls).  Where to begin . . . LIFE, THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING … Continue reading

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BEAUTY IS:

* a cat unfurling its body into a langorous stretch * poseable wood manikins dancing across shelf-tops * rebounding foliage from a sharply pruned rosebush * sunlight through windows replacing gray-white skies * red balloons * the clear blankness of an infant’s stare * anyone who makes … Continue reading

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TOP TEN REASONS FOR DISAPPEARING

10.  Hibernation is a hard habit to break 9.  Doing taxes 8.  Episodic existential angst 7.  Neglected the yard so long, can’t figure out where to start 6.  Battling creative ennui (if that’s even the word) 5.  Physical therapy (sort … Continue reading

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My Funny Valentine

Tomorrow is my twelfth wedding anniversary.  It wasn’t my idea to choose Valentine’s Day, it was my husband’s, and it shocked me at first.  This is the man who gave me an emergency kit for my car for our anniversary … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR DEATH’S-HEAD, BABY, STANDING IN THE SHADOWS?*

*apologies to the Rolling Stones HA!  I’m back, and I really feel like saying HA! again.  Why for the “ha”s?  No reason and a lot of reasons.  Maybe some of it’s that mortality dance come back to spin me around … Continue reading

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Under the snow . . .

If there were actual snow where I am, which there’s not, so let’s just imagine . . .   under the snow there ‘d be crocuses and bulbs ever so close to unfurling into daffodils, freesia, tulips . . . My lack of … Continue reading

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