January, 2010. We meet online -- not that we were going to admit this to anyone, or that we have any mutual friends to tell (we do not) but there it is: Truth #1. After some writing and one phone call, he asks me out. I am surprised to hear a 53-year old man nervous … Continue reading Horoscope of an Inappropriate Partnering.
Dear loud nasal-voiced woman sitting over my left shoulder, Stop talking. Please. We three writers sitting quietly by the fireplace are cringing and wincing, shooting each other rolling-eyes about your "how annoying boss, Bob" and how late meeting invites were ignored. The rapid-fire banality of your workplace drama and gossip--Diana is a slut, AND she … Continue reading Starbucks: Fireside Eavesdropping.
...a memorable day, notsomuch. However. This evening delivered a little too much excitement. Law enforcement. 100+ kids on our street. A maliciously thrown rock through my neighbor's front window for folly. Half a dozen homes on our street calling for more police (the first car appeared 50 minutes after my first call; I … Continue reading Shaking My Head. [14 Dec 2014