On Chapter 45

On Chapter 45

Last year I jumped through hoops of fire to skirt the age question.  I just didn’t want people to know I was 44, because that meant they’d know I’d be 45 next, and then that would just categorize me as old.  I’d be boring, old, uninteresting,...
To All the Single Ladies!

To All the Single Ladies!

So so so so… A friend of mine is newly single.  I personally find this exciting, liberating, and a great excuse to have a Fourth of July party.  It is September.  While, sure, we are both sad that her relationship ultimately didn’t work out, we know of a few...
The First Rule of Muse du Jour is…

The First Rule of Muse du Jour is…

    Charm The world exists most beautifully with a balance of law and order and personal creative expression.  This fine balance is what I call charm. And everyone must have it in one form or another. Charm is the beautiful concoction of social manners, etiquette,...
Don’t Force It

Don’t Force It

Rain all weekend.  Plenty of time to make some magique. I was low on supplies…meaning I had a lot of a little of this and a little of that. I really didn’t want to, but I ended up shopping for more supplies.  Without thinking much about it, the girl at the...

Lost and Found: The New

I was in search of… and then I found… The New. Embarrassingly, I’ve had the same hairstyle (more or less) for about 8 or 9 years.  I rarely gave it more than a few thoughts.  I was comfortable and satisfied as it was familiar and fine. When I did...