Lite-Brite and Write for Rights

I’ve checked off C and H on the Alphabet Bar List. Carrie Nation             This restaurant is huge. There is a bar and a restaurant AND a speakeasy! I had to check out the speakeasy, of course. The floor was weathered wood and light was nonexistent save some beaded lamps […]

Hunter the Owl

Once in a while, an injured cat makes his or her way to the adoption floor at the animal shelter where I volunteer. If I lived in a bigger apartment, Olive would have a sibling who was blind or cross-eyed or three-legged by now. So it’s no surprise that I’ve fallen in love with a […]

Age Discrimination and Alphabet Bar Update

Firstly, Happy Veterans Day to the veterans out there, including my dad! Secondly, I joined Match.com again, even though I swore I would never throw my money its way again. I was sucked in because I received a message about a week ago; I eventually broke down because I wanted to read the message. It […]

To: Bathroom

One of my volunteer gigs, Prison Book Program, is located in a church basement. Every time I use the loo, I smile. Because of this:                 I love that a kid drew a picture and addressed it to “Bathroom.” That is all.    

Spirituality and Spirits

I saw His Holiness the Dalai Lama speak on Halloween. This is the third time I’ve seen him, but the first time I understood anything he said. I was sitting in the nosebleed section of an arena the first time I saw him. I saw him in a much smaller venue the second time: an […]