Category Archive: Life, a little four letter word.

Talking Twitter

It is good to talk.  Which is where Facebook and Twitter come in so handy, even if I am talking to myself all most of the time. Facebook, I have discussed before.  I suck.… Continue reading

September 11, Keeping It Quiet

That the sun rises on another day is not only inevitable, sometimes it is a miracle. Ten years ago today the sun dropped from a bright blue New York sky, sinking into an… Continue reading

Michele Bachmann and My Minnesota Blues

Before Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann announced her intention to run for the Republican nomination in the 2012 Presidential campaign I came across the headlines Fresh Scrutiny as Bachmann Surges from the Washington Post.  But that… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned.  Such a state of mind. I could take a mug shot of myself and present a rather confronting picture of old and fashioned what with the facial lines and the lipstick… Continue reading

Gay Pride, Living Happily Ever After in NYC

Wild celebrations are expected in New York today for the annual Gay Pride March  after the NY state legislature passing of same-sex marriage. Recently, reading the dramatic and interesting Boy: On Boys,  the following comment… Continue reading

I Suck At Facebook

Why do I even bother?  I try, honestly I do with the Like Button, even going so far as to  Comment with true love and affection. But I don’t think I am meant for… Continue reading

What’s Not to Love About San Francisco?

The One That Got Away

A wonderful post, Dwellology, written by a New York realtor, caught my eye yesterday.  Written from the heart, it exposed pangs in mine as I remembered, whilst trying so hard to forget, the… Continue reading

My Hurting Head

I know I have a brain because my head is hurting.  My poor brain, getting smaller with age, did not need to be soaked and swollen with the vodka martini which seemed such… Continue reading

Yosemite At Last . . .

Or farewell winter . . . Last days of May are fading fast. Here in New York summer has muscled its bossy way in, firmly shutting the door on any leftover spring gentility.… Continue reading

Sun Protection . . .

. . . always so important! Sitting in the sunshine of the Civic Centre, wonderful San Francisco where colourful is always a guarantee. What is not to love!

Marie and Maria . . .

. . . and the attempts to live happily ever after with Mr Right. Sitting in the bar of a hotel in San Francisco, my company for the duration was the television tuned to… Continue reading

More News from Newt

Can’t wait till Wednesday!  Apparently that is the day Newt Gingrich announces he will be throwing his hat into the ring as a Republican candidate for the 2012 Presidential election. So, if I… Continue reading

Closing Borders

Did coffee kill the big book store? Once upon a time, book stores sold books.  Wall to wall, floor to ceiling, the latest hard-backs sat primed at the front with their luscious glossy covers,… Continue reading

Meet Jackie . . .

. . .  my new friend. Yesterday, a pleasant afternoon here in San Francisco, I took to the streets of the Tenderloin where I had the pleasure of meeting Jackie.  Jackie was sitting… Continue reading