Monthly Archives: June 2011

Measure of success: 9,125 days, and one sleepless night

Convention requests that we acknowledge rounded numbers; anniversaries and birthdays, a 20 pound weight loss, or being sober for 100 days. They seem to me, although pleasing to the eye, arbitrary. Wasn’t it great when your friend was sober on … Continue reading

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If the shoe fits…

Never one to own more than 4 or 5 pair of shoes at a time, I think I am reconsidering myself a shoe person…but not in the Imelda Marcos, or Lady Gaga way. I recently purchased new hiking boots. I … Continue reading

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Molly: Act 1, Scenes 1 and 2

 Scene #1 Molly lying on living room floor: head, neck, shoulders, rug-like-a seemingly boneless mass for the past three hours. Me: “Molly, come! (Pleading) Come on, Molly, wanna treat? Molly: Right eyebrow wiggles, feigning interest. Me: (Commanding) “Molly, up, … Continue reading

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Oh, the voices in my head!

I’ve been listening to a lot of speeches lately.  Everyone seems to have something to say. Graduation speeches, political announcements for high office, revisionist history lessons, and apologies for stupidity have all been tumbling forth this spring. The common ingredient … Continue reading

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