No more dark hair And smooth skin White teeth shining Behind a captivating smile No more firm breasts Or flat stomach And hips that sway with ease No more perusals Up and down my body No more meaningful looks And beguiling words Crushing stares And sentences spoken in silence... No more pressure No more angst … Continue reading Birthday
Throughout my life, I have been blessed with the friendship of incredible women. These women have given me a lifetime filled with laughter. I have drunk a lot of wine with these women. Had more Cosmos than I care to count. Eaten the odd edible. Smoked too many cigarettes. I have been indiscreet, irreverent, and … Continue reading International Women’s Day
Live big. Love big.
Sometimes in life, moments of bliss can seem few and far between.
So if the nice one thinks I’m difficult, it must be true. Which, as it turns out, is bullshit.
Every article of clothing I put on was judged harshly in that full length mirror in that tiny stateroom. Lots of big sighs in such a small space.
As I decorate our tree this Christmas season, I am, once again, immersed in the ritual of it. Each ornament carries its own memory, but none more so than the ones that have passed from my parent’s tree to mine. As I hang these small, fragile pieces of glass, my mind drifts back to the … Continue reading Christmas Love
Just throw open the curtains. Your apartment is your home. Your home is in you and it’s magnificent. I promise.
After all, I have had an internal journey worthy of Odysseus.
There has been a lot in the news regarding the celebration of Canada's 150th and the atrocities committed against our indigenous peoples. It has made me very sad, and frankly not really wanting to celebrate anything. But this morning, as I watched some old Canadian Vignettes like the Log Driver's Waltz and the Blackfly song, (I'll … Continue reading Oh Canada…