American Clichés

"Paris is a woman, but London is an independent man puffing his pipe in a pub." ~Jack Kerouac, Lonesome Traveler If Kerouac were alive today and traveling the U.S., I think he’d agree with my observations: Colorado is a young white dude with dreadlocks and the munchies, but Chicago is a guy named Joe, sporting … Continue reading American Clichés

Nice Words from Another Politician

Jeff Flake gave a speech touted as “One of the best political speeches of our time.” In it, Flake claimed that to stay in Trump’s Senate would be complicitity: “We have again forgotten who we are supposed to be. There is a sickness in our system — and it is contagious. How much more damage … Continue reading Nice Words from Another Politician

In Search of Me

While In search of Me I took a detour Set aside my search Became a wife Still half heartedly  In search of Me I evolved into "Thing 1's mom," no longer Me Next I was "Thing 1 and Thing 2's mom" Whereas something was still missing I ripened into "Thing 1, Thing 2, and Thing … Continue reading In Search of Me