Category Archives: women

(Almost) Russian Connection…

Decades ago, I met a woman at a bookstore in Philadelphia, to whom I was instantly attracted.   However, the budding coupe de amour was dashed when she told me she was engaged to be married.  I had forgotten about this … Continue reading

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NOT “Green Eggs And Ham”……

“Idle brains are the Devil’s workhouses” goes a 1732 quote, and mine created this playfully serious (seriously playful?) doggerel verse as reply to a personals ad circa 2011 when I was actively in the dating market.    I don’t remember … Continue reading

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The Scotland connection…

(Below written in 1994, transferred to here in 2010: reason explained at the end.  Photos are mine except for first one.)  Whenever it comes out in conversation that Scotland is the one place I go on a regular basis, I … Continue reading

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Men vs. Women…

Every day, millions of men and women stand side-by-side at double-sinks and mirrors for the ritual of “..preparing a face for the faces that you’ll meet..”* before heading out the door. For five, ten, fifteen minutes (or longer), we scrutinize … Continue reading

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