The Jacuzzi Coffee Klatch

The Jacuzzi Coffee Klatch

I exercise daily. Though I shop on Saturdays and rest on Sunday, on weekdays I’m dedicated to a regimen of treadmill, then weights, and water aerobics in my local gym’s pool. It helps to offset the weight gain that seems inevitable for writers and women of...
Spiced Cider, Venus, and Mars –

Spiced Cider, Venus, and Mars –

I wore Estee Lauder lipstick for years. The color was Spiced Cider. Women loved it and complimented it universally. My husband never said a word. He just kissed me 😎 Who was I to complain? Colorful lips were useful in my career as a speech-language pathologist....
Simply Rain

Simply Rain

What do you do when you can’t sleep, Constant Reader? It’s a decidedly female dilemma, something hormonal and related to cortisol levels. A physician once explained the phenomena to me: that the mid-afternoon stress level is mirrored twelve hours later, at...
Poolology and Social Permission

Poolology and Social Permission

It’s well-known that men and women differ: biology, psychology, sociology… On and on the divergences show – and flow. Even in our sports club’s pool, where I observe all. Especially there, when-and-where my limbs are occupied. There are three...