Airy-Fairy Hippie Dream

Donovan Plans Meditation University "For a country the size of Scotland it would take only 250 students meditating to protect Scotland from its enemies and to bring peace, to stop violence and drug abuse," Happy Halloween to Ted and Noralynn, you little hippies. Hope have on your beads and neckties and that you’re wearing your…

Saints of Suzette

Once a Catholic, always a Catholic, no matter what you want to call yourself – that’s what I say. I’m not overly religious, or overly Catholic (despite the fact that I bring it up regularly here) – I’m more into the dogma, the rules and the consequences. But that’s just me. My real religious philosophy…

The Haunting of Suzette

Things are not always what they seem, my friends. Here we are in the first chill week of the year here – just as you are starting to feel it in your bones and pine for the easy days of summer, the sun slants low and floods your office and warms you and makes you…

Suzette Unfinished

I have a collection of post drafts in my files that I started then abandoned. Some are just random notes and some are several full paragraphs. I no longer have an interest in retaining them, so I’m just piling up the titles and ideas here before I discard them entirely. I do this to get…

Breasts Like Martinis

I confess that poetry – sometimes even the word “poetry” – makes me yawn, but every now and then, something comes along that stops me in my tracks and this is one of those times: Breasts Like Martinis by Jill McDonough The Fray is filled with love and hate for this piece. Is that the…

Window To The World

Peg Bracken died today. Way back in the day, the only glimpse of fame and glamor that came remotely near was was thanks to Merv Griffin or Mike Douglas, even if the fame and glamor was personified by the likes of Ethel Merman, Ann Miller or Steve & Edie. I didn’t really know who they…