Showing some more skin

I’m just gonna say it… I like leather. I like the softness of it, the smell of it, the way it moves, the way it forms to your body. Belts, purses, shoes, boots, gloves, coats, and if I thought I could get away with it… pants. None of this fake stuff. I want to wear […]

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Butterflies are sneaky bastages

I was about to turn 40 and I thought I was losing my mind. There were so many things going wrong with my mind and body, but they were all so disjointed that it never occurred to me that they were related. My mind seemed to be in a perpetual fog. I couldn’t remember anything. […]

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Personal Jesus…

I have very eclectic tastes in music. On any given day you will find me listening to Enya or Twelve Girls Band, Eric Clapton and the Eagles, Lupe Fiasco or Eminem, Metallica and Ozzy, 3 Doors Down or Foo Fighters, Adele and Missy Higgins, Saving Abel and Drowning Pool. My musical predilections are like appreciation […]

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Family table

From an early age our son has been a ‘collector.’ On any given day, especially when joining me while running errands, I would have to pat him down, removing bits and pieces of debris from his pockets that he had found in parking lots, grocery store aisles, beneath clothing racks. When I’d break down and […]

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Breaking a sweat

… and I was doing so well. Back in the spring, I started working on me. Began eating better, started walking. Then after a couple of months, I ramped it up a bit and dusted off my old bike. I did okay. I could ride over 11 miles in an hour. I dropped close to […]

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Movie night

These last few weeks I’ve been on a mission. I can’t remember what actually prompted this seemingly fruitless search, but all I do know is that I’m not alone. There are other’s ‘out there’ who shared in my quest, who recognized truth and beauty when they saw it, and encouraged me to not give up […]

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