Lakeside LairMusings of a post-menopausal matron
Whether you are religious or not, I believe that everyone prays. We pray that our parents don't find out we stole a candy bar. We pray that we pass that math test. We pray that our children are safe. We pray that we get off with a warning and not a speeding ticket. We...
Tossing my backpack into the taxi, I hopped in. Shutting the door I heard, "Bonjour madame." I looked up to greet the driver. Her short-cropped spiked hair was cherry red as were her painted nails and her broad friendly smile. She was my side of 60. "Vous voulez aller...
The chill of the wind in the Northhumberland Straight is on my face. The gentle warmth of the sun is burning through the misty morning and as I smile at the cormorants bobbing on the buoys, I think about another recently visited body of water and what I have learned...
“And how do we begin to covet, Clarice? Do we seek out things to covet?…We begin by coveting what we see every day. Don’t you feel eyes moving over your body, Clarice? And don’t your eyes seek out the things you want?” ~ Hannibal Lecter Strolling the shopping mall...
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