playing dress up with her

This first image, the lights behind her, are from my disco ball. The sun hit the ball at the end of the shoot. The photos with the disco ball ended up being of my favorites. Some images below, are fake disco ball I edited in for the fun of it. I had a shoot with this…

a memoir of the zit queen (or my cure for zits)

my brothers called me that. Zit Queen…it wasn’t as though my face looked worse than anyone else’s my age, it was that i beat them both into puberty. However, nicknames stick. My twin brother gave me a great nickname…Aimbrain. How could i be offended by that? I was smarter than he was. Although he would…

In honor of love lost

My daughter had a wonderful friend, he lived with his mother & grandmother in Bermuda. He called me mom & Sophie called Judah’s mother, mom. both of us moms knew how important their relationship was. i was in the kitchen, one night, trying to make a snack…Sophie walks into the kitchen & i was aware…

Praying for GOOD to conquer evil.

“and from the ashes…” We’ve all seen horror, It has always  walked among us. The reactions to the HORROR of what happened in France…have been so utterly heartbreaking. Some have been ignorance personified. Some have inspired goodness in others. And some have found Hope. We cannot ever hope to eradicate Evil from this world. It…

why i read Esquire. and dislike fashion magazines for women.

why i read Esquire-instead of women’s magazines…i suppose i’m well past the age of believing there is some magic pot of expensive whatever, that will keep me young. Advertising in women’s mags, i am deeply offended by the barely twenty year old, trying to sell me an anti-aging product that will rid me of…well, aging….

why it’s SO important to keep raising the cost of college …

because we wouldn’t want the bankers to end up on the streets. (or commoners to believe they have the right to rise above their stations. one of them may invent a way to fuel cars without gas, and without a need for gas, we’d have no reason to send these commoners to foreign lands to…