Category Archives: Drama

Post the Hundred-and-Thirty-Fourth: Holiday Parties

Gentle Reader, are you thinking of hosting a party for one of the many winter holidays that are now upon us? What a wonderful idea! This time of year is so festive, we wind up “pissing brandy and crapping plum … Continue reading

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Post the Hundred-and-Thirty-Third: Quitting Smoking

It seems, Gentle Reader, that Music Monday was a bit of a bust. I thought it might be, but that’s never stopped me from trying new things. Unless you all start clamoring for more terrible ukulele videos, we’re going back … Continue reading

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Post the Hundred-and-Twenty-Seventh: My First Thanksgiving

The first Thanksgiving dinner I hosted, Gentle Reader, not the first one of my life.¬† It was hosted in the very first house I rented, of course. We had two separate ones – one for my family on Thanksgiving itself, … Continue reading

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Post the Hundred-and-Twenty-Sixth: Tyler Three

I’ve spoken of the Summer of Tylers before, Gentle Reader. There ended up being four¬†Tylers in total – five if you include me. While Tyler Two was my favorite, I actually ended up going on a date with Tyler Three. … Continue reading

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Post the Hundred-and-Twenty-Fifth: Gender Expression and Friendship

I discuss sexuality and gender expression pretty frequently here, Gentle Reader, because they’re subjects close to my heart. When I came out at 16, I became absurdly feminine – I was campy, I was funny: I made myself into a … Continue reading

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Post the Hundred-and-Twentieth: Lavender Marriage

My mother’s parents were not passionate people. Kind, hardworking, good people, but not passionate about each other. Theirs was a marriage of convenience that lasted more than fifty years, and did develop into love – well before I was born … Continue reading

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Post the Hundred-and-Nineteenth: In Which There Is An Epiphany

Gentle Reader, I’m afraid that I’m not doing at all well, today. More than just the ordinary mental merry-go-round. My departure date for Europe is in less than six months; there have been a few snags regarding sustainability, shelter, and … Continue reading

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