Too Many

When I was in Oregon, we took Molly’s dogs to a 200 acre dog park along the Columbia river. Even tho it was 8:30 a.m. on a Sunday morning, both parking lots were close to full. When we came out of the forest there were people screaming at each other about who was entitled to…

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I’ve Got A Loverly Bunch of Coconuts

Mission Accomplished. We were at the market by 8 to buy all the young coconuts they had. Of course, Nancy and Tamara had the obscure tool (thanks to Amazon) to bang a hole in the top and after I made room for the vodka by drinking some of the coconut water, it was time for…

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ON THE ROAD

“Officer! I had no idea this little Kia Soul could even do 92! Are you sure?” Was he even a policeman? He wasn’t one of those boys in blue I’ve encountered in the past. He was wearing brown and seemed to have stolen his hat from a Canadian Mountie. “Do you think there could be…

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There’s a Lesbian in my living room…

Lots of unusual people came through the door of my hippie shop in Buffalo, NY. After all it was Buffalo’s first exposure to what was then west coast hippie culture. But when Madeline Davis walked in I was speechless. I was her number one fan. I was 16 and she was a folk singer. My…

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what’s normal?

My mother gave me a little pink plastic diary with a lock that had it’s own key. She told me I could write whatever I wanted, because it was mine and only mine. It was my introduction to privacy and I loved filling it’s pages with all the important things I thought as a 12…

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April 12th 2021

This Covid thing is getting weirder. We alll want it to be over. We all want to Return To Normal. We all want to hang with our “people” in a relaxed sort of way. BUT…it’s not over, there is no normal to return to and no one is relaxed. I’m celebrating my successful vaccinations with…

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