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When fabled nicknames go wrong

Never believe your own PR. Years ago I was married to a criminal lawyer, whose name I’ll shorten to Ken Q.  He defended impossible cases and his acquittals made headlines.  A reporter dubbed him “Hurricane…

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Fitness T-Shirt Motivation

I’ve gone to my fitness center once in the last six months.  Considering my monthly membership fee, my gym card is the most expensive photo ID I own.  I sit on the ab crunching machine,…

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Toilet Underbite: Bad Holiday Decorating

December 15, 2014
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Toilet Underbite: Bad Holiday Decorating

I’m deep into holiday decorating and now my toilet seat has an underbite. The threat of company has others garlanding hallways, but not me. I’m disgruntled at the ancient toilet seat in the guest bathroom.…

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When Dogs Pee on You: Owner Etiquette

November 21, 2014
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When Dogs Pee on You: Owner Etiquette

A bulldog peed on me. An amiable little slob, it sniffed at my ankles and the next thing I know, warm seepage on my pant leg. I was dumbstruck. Its owner was horrified. Just moments…

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Thanksgiving Under The Gay Turkey Wing

November 19, 2014
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Thanksgiving Under The Gay Turkey Wing

Recently, a friend described her Thanksgiving table as the Land of the Misfit Toys. “Anyone who doesn’t have a place to go comes to my house,” she said. Years ago that was us when David…

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Bat Attack: Swooping and Swatting

October 21, 2014
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Bat Attack: Swooping and Swatting

Around midnight, a dark creature swooped into my living room, and I mistook it for a bird. When a rodent’s face fluttered up against mine, I whooped, the coffee table was upended, and papers went…

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Let the Mask Down: Black Leather Chaps, Vampires, and Norsemen

October 15, 2014
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Let the Mask Down: Black Leather Chaps, Vampires, and Norsemen

Years ago, I spotted the chubby gay guy, his hairy butt hanging out of leather chaps. He stood on a patch of lawn, bare-chested in a studded harness, sipping a beer. “I want to talk…

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I had a fish pedicure

August 21, 2014
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I had a fish pedicure

Video Clip:  Suzette Standring Gets a Fish Pedicure In France I had a fish pedicure where scores of fishes nibbled away at my tootsies. When I read the signs, “Fish Pedicure” and “Fish Massage,” I…

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Tweets, Twits, Hookups

Tweets, Twits, Hookups

Twitter. I like it best when done by birds. So many old words mean very new things. Language is ever evolving but at age 60, what I don’t know can be embarrassing. Since when did…

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The Mezquita: cathedrals, marvels and mosques – oh my!

The Mezquita: cathedrals, marvels and mosques – oh my!

Those with ADD will be delighted. I visited the Mezquita de Cordoba, that jaw dropping Moorish marvel of a cathedral-former-mosque in southern Spain and I’ve compressed four centuries worth of history. You’ll be going for…

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