Caption a Meme Saturday with a Giveaway!!

Yes, I’m jumping on that boat. Saturdays are, without question, the most difficult day of the week for me to blog. Not to worry your little heads off, blogosphere, you’re the winner in this situation....more

Small plates at Oyamel

Oyamel 401 7th St NWWashington, DC 20004  (202) 628-1005 Dined on November 5, 2013...more

Town or Country?

You can forget you are in a city sometimes......more

Could Somebody Please Take the Batteries Out Of The Damn Remote?

 I don't know about anybody else but some days it just seems as though someone has a remote control pointed at my brain and is clicking the "change channel" button every 30 seconds. Some days I just can't seem to complete a thought in my head because so many are coming at me at once. It's like being on a merry-go-round and only catching glimpses of things as we go by them, never really making out what we're seeing. Brain fog, it's exhausting. ...more

The Churches of Soho Square

It is easy to miss these three churches in Soho Square, but they are fascinating, and they all carried memories for me....more

Flickr grapje Some rights reserved by bartmaguireIk ben al jaren een fervent gebruiker van de foto w...more

Looking Back: 7 weeks with my parents

Remember this post about me moving back in with my parents?  No?  Go ahead and read it, I'll wait.Good?  Good.What I need to add is that we moved BEFORE the Kraken arrived.  5 days past due we hauled ass across the state.  You can read about that in The Kraken's birth story, if you like....more

Short story: Bus Stop

I wrote this quite a few years ago now, and wanted to share it as part of this daily blogging exercise.  It’s dedicated to Elizabeth and Glyn, who inspired it. BUS STOP             I don’t know if I can trust him, even after forty years.  It seems like one memory after another tumble and crumble and leave every little thing reminding me:...more

The Evolution of Pen Pals

I first started writing letters when I was 7 years old. I had just moved to NJ from Canada and I wanted to keep in touch with my cousin, so we wrote a couple of letters back and forth. Our correspondence was fairly short-lived and we fell out of touch until a couple of years ago when I found her on Facebook....more

Just Relax and Enjoy It

'If rape is inevitable, lie back and enjoy it' Women have fought against this male attitude towards rape for decades, but the same thinking exists today when it comes to men.  Men are raped too....more