Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lizardry

A funny incident occurred during a visit by my friend Jos from Amsterdam, Holland. When he opened the window in the TV room to let fresh air in, a baby lizard that had been resting inside the window screen hopped onto the floor, prompting … Continue reading

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Natural Order

When I get into the shower, I am blind. I can’t wear my glasses in there so I have to arrange things the way a blind person does. I know the place mat with the suckers on the underside is hanging on … Continue reading

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Breaking My Rules

I don’t mind stopping in a fast food restaurant every once in a while by myself. However, going to a sit-down restaurant is another matter. I never do that alone but wait until I can convince someone to join me. … Continue reading

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We Gather Together

It seems appropriate that on this national holiday during which time we give thanks for all that we have received that I should share with you the “gifts” I have received. My three children, who are the pride of my life–Robin, … Continue reading

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Strikes

In baseball, no player wants to strike out. In bowling, nothing could be more appreciated. I am not a baseball player, but I am an amateur bowler–I stress amateur. I don’t bowl on a team but bowl once a week with … Continue reading

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Trooper

While I was still teaching at Northeast High as a single person, some of the teachers decided that I needed a pet as a companion. As a child, I had grown up with dogs, and I knew that they required … Continue reading

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Imitation is Suicide

I never thought I would be proud to be gay. When I came out to my roommate years ago, he said, “One of these days you will celebrate your gayness.” I didn’t believe him … and it has indeed been … Continue reading

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