The day I secured my belief that heterosexual boys and girls can’t be friends because there would always be sexual tension, I was twenty-two, watching When Harry Met Sally with my then boyfriend. Harry said to Sally, boys and girls can never be friends because there will always be sexual tension; every guy wants to … More Breaking Up with the Twenty-Two Year Old
It is. the end of your day; the start of my weekend. You are. driving home most likely, maybe cursing the traffic, maybe the town, maybe smiling in the rearview mirror at your son, maybe singing to him while he screams bloody murder. I am. soaking in a tub, staring at my blank screen, writing … More Interval
I’m me, You’re you Can we still be? With yours that’s yours, a clashing array of lines that used to intersect with mine that’s mine— I’m me. You’re you. Our lines now parallel or even farther, no longer intersect in that delicious laughter and hyperbolic spontaneity. So we continue, Me You No longer we.
Disclaimer: By an auntie-ji who knows nothing, except she did get married in her thirties so that may count for something, but in truth she knows nothing… When signing up for on-line dating sites, use the ones that you pay for to subscribe. Why you ask? I’m single income here, ain’t nobody got money to waste … More How to Get Married in Your Thirties?
By your side, I am a marble pillar– powerfully patient calm cool collected. Your soothing energy my protective vapor that I carry every where I go. I surf the waves that try to pull me to the ocean floor– you are my surfboard. Your silent humor smoothes the sharp edges of life. It’s hard to … More We
Yesterday I went to a Chat and Chew, where a question arose in our all female discussion: “What do you do to spice up your relationship? This question hit me hard like a punch to my gut. I waited to respond–not my style at all–to allow my feelings to settle. What do I do to … More Why We All Need a Little Show called The Bachelor
Guest Blog Posted by: M. Wilson-Alexander Everyone loves a chocolate chip cookie. What is it about the combination: that sweet white sugar, delectable brown sugar, and creamy, softened butter creating a light-as-air dough, stuffed full of semi-sweet chocolate chips? The chocolate chip cookie has the power to change the world, or, at the very least, … More Semi-Sweet, Bitter-Sweet?