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Breast Defense

Were not I thine only nurse, I would say thou hadst suck’d wisdom from thy teat. — William Shakespeare I was standing in the kitchen, weighing the exertion of making my own coffee against the effort of

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American Woman

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. — Bill Clinton Visiting four countries over the span of five weeks led me to one astonishing revelation: I am proud

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Non Capisco

I speak two languages, Body and English. — Mae West Exposed as I was to the elements, I was relieved it wasn’t raining, but I was thankful for the clouds, which muted the sun’s glare just enough

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Swede Life

There is no such thing as a weird human being; it’s just that some people require more understanding than others.— Tom Robbins I gazed out the rain-streaked window and watched a colorful collection of birds peck

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Grown men should not be having sex with prostitutes unless they are married to them.— Jerry Falwell Braced against the elements with newly acquired rubber-toed boots, bright red scarf, and a wooden-handled umbrella whose underside was

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French Fashionista

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. Mark Twain She looked amused. Or terrified. It was hard to tell. I had only spent three, maybe four hours with her, tops. Rather

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French Food

To the sober person, adventurous conduct seems insanity.— Aristotle I awoke to the same rhythmic rocking that had lulled me to sleep seven hours earlier. I could hear David stirring on the bunk above, an indication

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Stairway to Hell

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.— Susan Heller The ridiculousness of my situation did not occur to me until the

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The pain passes, but the beauty remains.— Pierre-Auguste Renoir ‘Check out the woman in the red shirt three sizes too small and the guy in purple plaid shorts,” said David. “Eastern European?” I guessed. “Yup,” he

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American Hero

When you’re born, you get a ticket to the freak show. When you’re born in America, you get a front row seat. — George Carlin I stood at the kitchen counter, enjoying a hardboiled egg. Onto

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