An explanation for my absence

I need to apologize to all 12 of my loyal readers for my absence of late. After three years of on-and-off writing and 17 pounds of stress eating, I finally was inspired to finish my first screenplay. Unfortunately that means that my limited brain cells the wine has not killed off could not multi-task and […]

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Bring it on, 2016!

It’s been real, 2015. Far too real. I prefer my years to be airbrushed and cast in soft lighting. Another year has rolled by without a romantic relationship.   I’m still holding true to my checklist—a David Beckham lookalike who can serenade me like Hugh Jackman and has Jon Stewart’s sense of humor. I see no […]

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The Mouth of Truth

The Mouth of Truth (La Bocca della Verità) resides in the portico of the basilica of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome. As with most people, I first learned of this sculpture from the movie “Roman Holiday” starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn. A young Gregory Peck fed into my attraction for freakishly tall, dark […]

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Meet my Muse

I have a muse! I never even knew he existed until today. His name is Momus, the Greek god of satire. (Not to be confused with Momus the Scottish singer with an eyepatch who looks just weird enough that he must have competed in the Eurovision song contest.) @OfficialMomus, as I’m sure his Twitter handle […]

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Why I Write

I write because I am 41 years old and want a career that I am passionate about, and I’m too old to be a Hooters girl. I write to say all the things I have pushed down and bottled up because I haven’t had the courage or opportunity to say them out loud in the […]

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