Refusing to play nice

Refusing to play nice

“You sir, are drunk,” starts the famous exchange. “And you madam, are ugly,” came the reply. Winston Churchill caps off his riposte with the observation: “But tomorrow I shall be sober and you will still be disgustingly ugly.”  Ahh the pleasure of having the last word. The last diabolically perfect word, understood by all involved. Less […]

Soul Mate

Soul Mate

Ever met someone so damn spiritual she’s no earthly good?  “Reach. Stretch. Lengthen,” the yoga teachers instruct us. Extension is highly valued. But these “spiritual” types over extend. Over share. Over expose. The heart, I remind you, is central. Literally. Not matter how it feels, the heart doesn’t sit simmering beneath my skin. It lies […]