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Author: Marilyn

Swimming with sharks…

Yesterday I went for one of my marathon beach hikes in the world’s best secret place: Guana State Park.  I feel I can tell you, because this Blog is new and not many people are reading it yet…  I take pepper spray with me, by the way, and I know you’re supposed to spray it down-wind, […]

Good time gals and The Green Rooms…

Good time gals and The Green Rooms…

Good time gals – Debs and Val.      I think I mentioned I was married to an Englishman.  Val is one of the spoils of the our divorce.  Debs is her friend, and the only person I know who uses the “C” word the way her countrymen use “brilliant” – as a sort of omnipresent, verbal tic.    […]

There’s something missing from this picture…

There’s something missing from this picture…

The flaming wreckage is over the hill behind the ponies…      My  friend Val says I look like an Air Hostess in this photograph.  I was visiting her in England recently – it was the first time in my adult life I had seen England without the benefit of booze.  I was sober as Stonehenge, people.  She […]

Odysseus is Like Me…

Odysseus is Like Me…

    ..but he’s a lot more responsible.  You will recall, from your Lit 101 class, that our man was trying to get home after the Trojan War, pissed off the Gods, and had to suffer a bunch of symbolic trials before he could do so. Somewhere along the way, he landed on the Island […]

Charity auctions are to be avoided…

Charity auctions are to be avoided…

     I once bought a trip to AFRICA at a charity auction at the Jacksonville Zoo.  Do I need to say I had drunk too much Jungle Juice at the Zoo-Beration?  The next day, when the phone rang and the cheerful, Junior League volunteer asked for my credit card information – $10,000.00 and it didn’t include […]