Category: Single Life

  • Leave time to cool off…

    Hot Things If you take something off the stove after it boils and let it sit, after a while it will cool off. This is my latest credo in life. It works for everything. Love affairs Arguments Business decisions. It is just a great mantra for life. If something feels too hot to handle then…

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  • family wall

    family wall

    In our house in Maine there is a family wall where many memories are drawn or painted. The first measurement of a child’s height was done about 35 years ago when my daughter, Christina, was 2 years old. The wall is now covered with lots of memories and people who visit continue to make more of…

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  • The Stress of Attraction, the…

    The Stress of Attraction…The Fear of Abandonment It doesn’t get any easier to find someone…everyone thinks it will get easier as they get older, but guess what? It feels worse. The other night I was minding my own business, well kindove minding my own business, and circulating at a wonderful dinner by the Truckee River…

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  • waiting for the view to…

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  • Just Another Saturday Night

    Just another Saturday Night So tonight let’s take a bottle of that nice wine someone gave us down to the shore while the sun sets as it will set for a very long time up here and when it has left us to go on to some other friends lets still stay here and hold…

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  • More Erotic Fantasies from an…

    More Erotic Fantasies from an older woman Though I am not married, I believe in marriage. I like the word, “husband”. I know this may make some of you smirk.  How can someone like me, an avowed feminist, be supportive of marriage? I think I believe in marriage because I believe in happy endings, holding…

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  • Night of the Flowered Sheets

    Night of the Flowered Sheets There is the bed with the sheets thrown back And every time I pass by the bed I am longing, The sweet scent of starch and summer. I could spend the day in those sheets Naked Turning over onto my belly and then up on my back Breathing in the…

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  • And What if we Could…

    AND WHAT IF WE COULD AGREE? And what if we could agree You and me That we could be in love? It wouldn’t mean sighs and barks, Pointed tongues and sharpened teeth Or too many broken wings. It would mean A body there at day’s end, A name to fill in on the “In case…

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  • Dinner Party Conversation

    Having a dinner party can change how you feel in the world. Just when things are heading south, a group of friends having fun can change that slippery slope. There is nothing quite as exhilarating as having people in your house who are having fun and you are the baton twirler. Many years ago I…

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  • I found my castle but…

    I found my castle but...

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