Tag Archives: postaweek2011

An Open Letter To Your New Beau

I’ve heard about you but I have yet to meet you. I suppose she may be reluctant, not sure where this will all lead to. After all, when you’ve been wandering around the dank abysmal corridors of a disconsolate existence, … Continue reading

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Todd Akin & Rape

Ever since Congressman Todd Akin (R) Missouri, gave that fateful television interview last Sunday, the airwaves, blogosphere, Twitter and other social media have been on a feeding frenzy.  Mr. Akin was asked whether he believes abortion is justified in cases of … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Moral Issues, Politics, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Molestation, Todd Akin, Women's Reproductive Rights, women's rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

“There Is No One California” – Ouch!

This morning, I listened to Victor Davis Hanson‘s interview by Michael Krasny on Forum, about his controversial article, “There is no California,” published on the Orange County Register, on August 15, 2012.  I got curious. So, when I had a … Continue reading

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A Short For Otto

This story was inspired by a photo Otto von Munchow used in one of his posts. The story is purely fiction and any resemblance to any real life people is coincidental. I’ve been traveling across what many call the “core” … Continue reading

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Old Checks – A Short Story

  She knew it was time to simplify her life. She owed it to herself, she was convinced. Having more than one home was getting to be too much for her. She would remember a pair of favorite sandals while … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, growing old, Infidelity, Letting Go, marital infidelity, Marriage, Short Story | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Zuit Suits and Gay Babies

Years ago, when we were still new to SFO, hubby and I were invited to a fundraiser ball for SFMOMA.  A friend had bought a table and we were one of 4 couples invited.  The invitation specified that this was … Continue reading

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Woody Allen Delivers

We watched Woody Allen’s recent film, “To Rome With Love,” with some good friends a few weekends ago.  We’re Woody Allen fans and as far as we’re concerned, he could do no wrong.  The movie critics were quite harsh with … Continue reading

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The Best Is Yet To Be!

June 30, 2012 marked the first day of my sister-in-law’s official retirement from her job at a private Long Island university. She had, at various points in her no less than stellar career, been a distinguished post-grad finance professor, an … Continue reading

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Here’s to the Fourth!

Today, it’s sunny and warmer where we are. I saw people shopping for their fresh corn and watermelon as early as 7:30 a.m.  People are walking around in shorts and sandals.  This afternoon, many families will have prepared their traditional … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Declaration of Independence, Equality, Fourth of July Holiday, gays and lesbians, July 4th, Race and Gender Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Half Event

This past weekend, we made our way across the continent to partake in the celebration of my sister-in-law’s “Half-Birthday.”  Being a Holiday baby, her birthday was somehow perpetually overshadowed by the frenzy of holiday celebrations, end-of-year office parties, exhaustive shopping … Continue reading

Posted in Birthdays, Celebration, Childhood Friends, Family, Family Celebrations, Friendship, Half Birthday, Sisters | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments