Happy Birthday to Me (Covid Edition)

I cannot believe I’ve taken another trip around the sun! But here I am, a year older and (whew) happier. This last year was a major ass-kicker. I have searched fruitlessly for work, finalized my divorce, started a new relationship, moved in and out of my house dozens of times, am in the process of […]

Love in the Time of Corona: Literally

So the other day I was hanging out on the couch with Chief and, as I like to do, I grabbed his paw and took a whiff. I happen to love the way his paws smell, like corn chips. I was feeling a little under the weather and thought that would cheer me up. Oddly […]

Seize the Day

I’m sitting in my bedroom. Well, the guest room at The Bachelor Colony, because it’s cold and dark everywhere else. Outside, inside, everywhere. But it’s temporary – this cold – and if it meant that the terrible fires in Colorado would be put out, I’d gladly have winter start today. For real. But it’s not […]

Gully Washer

Hot and dry, like a furnace. That’s what the weather has been like lately as fires rage on all across the west. All anyone wants is rain, and lots of it. Something about rain is irresistible. If you are in the possession of male nipples, the shirt has to come off. Summer is coming to […]