Awards Show Producer, rushing on stage and out of breath: “Ladies, we’re having a bit of difficulty with the sound, mainly because the last actress on the stage was rather enamored by the shape of the microphone and she took it home as her, um, date for the […]
Fair warning: This one is twisted, even for me… Daughter, far left: “Mother, he’s doing it again.” Mother, near left: “Who is doing what, dear?” Daughter: “Father. He’s staring at me again. In that way that we talked about.” Mother: “Dear, we talk about a lot of […]
Mabel was quite disappointed to learn that her gentleman caller was only here to spray for termites… Previously published.
You know the drill. All you really meant to do was lie down for just a second or two, letting your body regroup after that ill-advised Chinese buffet. You pick up a trashy magazine, barely finish the first paragraph, and the next thing you know it’s two […]
Every once in a while I wonder Was it really better, then Were things truly simpler, and kinder Decency, Respect Agree to Disagree Move on and get things done Or were we just actors Playing given roles Reading from the script Pretending to pretend Because we didn’t […]
There are three things about Casey that I immediately noticed: She’s not afraid to let her mind wander into cryptic corners, poking about with a stick, and then sharing the poking with you. Her pieces are often densely-layered, the kind where you know you didn’t get it all […]
This meeting of the Official Congressional Committee on the Reproductive Rights of Women is now in session… Previously published.
These lovely actresses are portraying the Four Stages of Intoxication, left to right: 1) Chaste Sipping 2) Focused Slurping 3) Reckless Guzzling 4) Tramp Previously published.
Note: There are a few very minimalist spoilers in this review. Nothing major, but still, fair warning… We recently went to see “1917” at a local movie theater. Most of you who have followed me for a while now know that I’m not really a fan of […]
In what subsequently proved to be an ill-advised inspiration, Ben and Jean tried spicing up their romantic life by reenacting the German invasion of France. Sadly, Ben arrived home from work early the next afternoon, intent on another incursion, only to find that France was in the midst […]