Louisiana Morning

Louisiana Morning

"Well...I'm from Shreveport." She said with such a languid draw that I mentally pulled up a wicker chair leaned back and enjoyed the conversation. She was from my second home state, and I always found myself easily conversing with people from Louisiana. I planned to "not retire" there part-time. I say not retire, because I [...]

An Elegant Ride

An Elegant Ride

The ride was rollicking fun. I wasn't planning on it, but the minute I stepped into the barn, greeted by my crazy horsewomen in crime, I knew, it was a Valkyrie sort of night. Still in my work attire and suit jacket, sidestepping mud puddles and stall shavings, I tossed by black flats in trunk, [...]

Spiritual Stripper

Spiritual Stripper

"I think your spiritual stripper name is Katharsis." I about snorted my seltzer water out through my nose. My spiritual director was a hoot, we always found something inappropriately hilarious in serious soul growing conversations. But I should start with how this whole conversation happened and that would be my cat Schumann peeing on a [...]

Tailored

"Navy suit, cream shell, conservative, tailored, nothing offensive....they trained me well." I commented, referring to my childhood upbringing. I was trained for these sorts of events at an early age, I could walk into any Republican gathering and easily pass for one of the sheep...little did they know. "Where are you going?" "Lunch with a [...]

The Gorgeous of Gone Wrong

The day was 9 am and already gone wrong. Late night submitting queries made for a late morning,tired, the cat peed on the carpet, the dishes were dirty, the clothing un ironed. It was running to grab coffee food, hop into the car, text did you send that email ...no....driving, Gray stormy skies...months of it [...]