Last week, a few of my friends invited me to skip Superbowl and go on a hike with them up in the Jemez mountains. The weather has been gorgeous here in New Mexico and I enthusiastically agreed. The Jemez area is in a geothermal area. Back in the day (about 1.2 million years ago), a […]
Pine nuts are delicious — except when they make everything else taste like crap! The Pine Mouth Predicament.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The online dating saga continues with The Smiling Man.
I thought we had discussed this in the past and had come to an understanding, my ovary named Lori — but apparently, I need to put my foot down!