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If you haven’t read Part One of this story — you can find it here. As we left the gallery on our way to the tango class, The Libertarian suggested I leave my car in the parking lot and we climbed into his convertible – some of us more gracefully than others. Who the hell […]
“Hi. There is a movie showing tonight in your town that is important to me, as I am a film noir fan and rarely get to see it on the big screen. There is an 8:15pm show tonight only. Please be my guest!” That was the first message I received from The Libertarian through my […]
One of my secret pleasures is to eat saltine crackers, slathered with butter. The only thing better is hot French bread, slathered with butter. I think the key here is that the carbohydrate product needs to be slathered with butter. Unless it is graham crackers – then I like them slathered with vanilla frosting. So, […]
I give up! I quit! I’m throwing in the towel, bowing out, and saying uncle. I think I’m done with the online dating thing. Perhaps I was just too trusting in the sincerity and goodness of my fellow-man. While I knew that there were douche bags out there who are just after one thing (as […]
One of the pictures I have in my profile on my online dating site was taken on Halloween. I’m wearing my witch’s costume, complete with a tall, glamorous, feather-trimmed witch’s hat. I’m all about the accessories, y’all. I thought the picture was a way to convey that I have a playful side – or a […]
I was overcharged at The Body Shop the other day. A few years back, I fell in love with their White Musk Libertine scent and they discontinued it before Christmas, so I was excited when I saw a couple of baskets FULL of the stuff on the sale table at The Body Shop for $5 […]
When I was a teenager, I made it my mission to be horrible. I was as contrary as possible, I challenged authority at every opportunity, I excelled in getting mediocre grades every year, ditched school when I had the chance, and I hung out past my curfew with inappropriate people – drinking liquor I did not […]
I’ve been doing a lot of obsessing worrying freaking out thinking about my future lately. I know it’s not really good for my peace of mind to have anxiety about things that haven’t happened yet and may not ever happen – but on the other hand, it’s not good for my peace of mind to just assure myself that everything will work out fine and that I don’t need to worry about the future.
Last Monday, I started to feel like a cold was coming on. I was annoyed, as I had successfully managed to avoid getting a cold during the entire autumn and winter – even when my adult kids had brought the plague home with them and succumbed to the congestion, sneezing, coughing, and general miserableness. I […]
My therapist thinks I should get a new job in a new state and leave my ex and the rest of my old life behind me. She even said, “You are running out of time,” referring to the fact that I’m getting up there in years and (as we know) it is more difficult to […]