Au Régime!

Almost two months ago, mon meilleur ami came to stay with me, for about three weeks. Originally French, he grew up in Paris and now lives in Barcelona working as a theatre instructor. We met in Louisiana when I was in high school, back in the late 80s, and essentially, he is family. Even though …

Keep Dancing

The thoughts and emotions swimming around in my head today are keeping me out of sorts. It’s as if rubber balls are bouncing around inside me. As soon as one settles, a new one pops up, startling me with another hit. And it’s nauseating. I go from tears to love to laughter to wanting to …

The Good Bits

with all this moanin' & groanin' i've been doing about life. – how hard it is. how much i'd rather be in paris or any other place more civilized. how i can't sleep. how no one uses blinkers (indicators). how um ... unhealthy ... people are. how no one recycles. how they give you 5 …

Welcome Home …

Back in Lafayette, Louisiana with my boyfriend, Guy, we're nearly done unpacking boxes and hanging art. But still trying to place both feet on the ground, we are coming to terms that, yes, we are living here – no, and yay, we don't have to live out of a suitcase – and, no, this is …