Tag: Hope

Past Imperfect – #191

Marlene Dietrich, moody but talented: “Do I look like I’m impressed with this outfit?” Director, obscure but arty: “Well, no. But you never look impressed with anything. Has anybody ever actually seen your teeth? “ Marlene: “I never smile. Smiling is for lazy people.” Director: “Should I mention […]

And the Valley, Far Below

Hey, folks. I’ve purposely not written a post specifically about the stunning insurrection that occurred at the Capitol last Wednesday, because I knew I wasn’t in the right head space to properly address it. I was too angry, too sad, too outraged, too everything to properly process the […]

Mirrors and Memories

And so it was As I pondered tonight What should I post What should I write   Many folks are busy With kith and with kin Anything I scribble Will hit the dust bin   Unseen and forlorn Lost in the fray Of folks celebrating The spirit of […]

Golden Girls and Happy Twirls

Blanche, left, wandering into the living room from wherever she had been but she no longer was: “Rose, darlin’, what on earth are you watchin’ on that wretched news program that is making you weep so? You shouldn’t watch things that make you cry. All that wetness makes […]