Today I threw caution to the winds and got a manicure. When I bought the condo in PG, I stopped having my nails done, in one of those strangely illogical economy moves that only women seem to make. (Get a honkin' huge mortgage payment, but save $30/month on nails.) But since the Beau and I are . . .
I always wondered about the concept of soulmates.Until I found one.The Beau and I recognized each other as physical, emotional, intellectual and literary soulmates almost from the start. But we had to go through a hard season before we could seal the deal.A few hard seasons.Despite our close . . .
This is a shot of San Jose, Calif.I'll be there this weekend hanging with the Beau.No big plans. Probably just a movie, some videos, reading, resting. That's because there's been craziness at work and I need some down time.It's busy; I probably won't have much more to say here til I get home. . . .
Today I had a tea party and bridal shower for an amazing woman and friend who is remarrying later this month. Is there anything as fun as a lingerie shower of mid-life women? . . .
Here at Clearwater Beach, some 300 women from a North Tampa church are on retreat and so am I, invited by my wonderful, dear friend, Sheila. I arrived in discord and anxiety. I'm leaving with a greater sense of peace. They say that when the student is ready the teacher appears, and that's the . . .
Tikva's mother posted the Rumi poem below on her blog recently. She's a beautiful and expressive writer. Her pain at her baby's loss is so vivid in what she writes. The photographs of the baby, so plump and pink, are almost surreal. I've had some anxiety again this week, bad dreams. No real . . .
The cartoon's smart and clever, so I'm sharing.I was putting bags of groceries in my car yesterday morning when two emails dinged simultaneously into my PDA. One was from a conservative lawyer I know in Tallahassee, asking where I stood on the Hillary/McCain issue. The other was a piece written by . . .
Bears in the news again. Utah. Investigators say a large black bear raided a clandestine marijuana growing operation so often that it chased the grower away. "This bear is definitely law-enforcement minded," said Garfield County Sheriff Danny Perkins. "If I can find this bear I'm going to . . .
A reporter at the Tampa Tribune emailed me while ago to say that a big story on a client of mine was going to be postponed because of Hurricane Ike. The new path takes it right to Tampa, after it visits Miami. It's supposed to hit Ft. Myers Wednesday morning and us later that day. Terrific. usually . . .
I'm sorry. I just couldn't resist.The Carolina 10 Commandments:(1) Just one God(2) Put nothin' before God(3) Watch yer mouth(4) Git yourself to Sunday meetin'(5) Honor yer Ma & Pa(6) No killin'(7) No foolin' around with another fellow's gal,guy(8) Don't take what ain't yers(9) No tellin' tales . . .