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The Real Thing

The Real Thing It struck me that I was looking out at a landscape that was in these moments completely un-tampered with. The scene was...

Taking Myself To Lunch

Yesterday, I had a strong desire to make a lunch date. I wanted to be social or more likely put off further what I was...

A Father’s Death

When a father dies a man knows he’s alone, something he suspected the first time he left home to go to college or to work...

Loneliness

All life’s passions, lofty, lowly, beatific and bodily arise from one source: Loneliness. Think sex, art, sex, charity, shopping… The desire, need, sometimes compulsion to...

Empathy

So what was it about him that made me fall in love with him, and fall is what we do with love relationships, like trip...

Happiness Enters through the Senses

A feeling of happiness comes not from a state of mind but impression of the senses. Happiness enters from sight, sound, taste, smell or touch ...

Verbal Abuse

I took a stand, told him that heavy hands would not be tolerated, but I did not cry, I did not whine, I did not...

Odd Bi-product of Infidelity

An unusual bi-product of infidelity is renewed interest in your husband, unless the infidelity is on-going, in which case sex with a spouse has the...