Honor the Giver

When I graduated into the “real world”, I had spent 12 years in Catholic schools and was well indoctrinated. Although I think I got a great education, I’m not sure adding religion into the mix is a good idea. Two concepts that were front and center were: The idea that physical pleasure that came from … More Honor the Giver

Virgin Shoes

In one of my retail gigs I sold men’s shoes. If you’ve opened a lot of boxes of shoes which I have, nothing looks nicer than opening a box and seeing shoes that have been packed well. It may sound a little strange but I’m compulsively tidy. If you are familiar with the cultural reference, … More Virgin Shoes

New Rule

Around 15 years ago, we moved to a condo as our home.  It involved downsizing but it met all of our requirements.  It is close to parks and within walking distance to shopping, restaurants and entertainment.  We are on a fairly high floor which gives us beautiful views.  The halls are wide enough for any … More New Rule

Light of my Life

I just left an annoyed Ed (my long-suffering husband) in the apartment. I was telling him about an article I had read but his attention was focused on the front of his cell phone. The flashlight on his phone was on while he was fiddling with something on the screen. The beam from the flashlight … More Light of my Life

Choice

I have a really good friend who is a raging heterosexual.  I have never really understood his choice because he is a nice-looking man with a killer personality and he could have any man he wanted.  However, I respect his right to choose whatever it is that makes him happy.  He lives a very active … More Choice