Past Imperfect – #51

Vivien, the Actress, playing a proper British Southerner: “Well, I declare. I am outraged at your suggestion.” Clark, the Actor, playing whatever role brought the best paycheck: “Frankly, my dear, you’re always outraged.” Victor, the Director (well, the director once they canned George Cukor): “Aw, geez, my ulcer […]

Present Tense – #11

And then the day arrived when a thoughtful friend presented me with this lovely t-shirt, a thing I cherish. It’s the gift that keeps on giving, especially when you are forced to attend a gathering where there are far too many gatherers. It lets the personal-space invaders know […]

Past Imperfect – #50

Charlie was surprised when the Immigration Officer informed him that he wasn’t allowed to bring that many mistresses into the country. The Immigration Officer was surprised that Charlie had tried to claim on his declarations form that the mistresses were “work-related purchases”. Most of the mistresses were surprised […]

Past Imperfect – #45

This misguided attempt to Rehabilitate the Gays failed miserably, for a number of reasons. Happily, most sensible people soon realized there was no point in trying to change something that couldn’t be changed, so they went on with their lives and minded their own business. Sadly, it’s now […]

50/50

Note: It’s not my birthday, and this post is a few years old, but I was poking around in the archives, found this one and thought, yes, this feels like a time to share these thoughts again… So, dear readers, I just hit the big 5-0 a few […]