Category Archives: Living Larger

Weird Science

Everyone made such a big deal about mammograms ten years ago. It was the thing to do. “We turn 40 this year,” cried my girlfriend gang, “Time for our mammograms!” “No,” I said in my very final answer voice, “That’s silly. I have nothing to declare in that area. Why I would voluntarily walk into […]

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The Big Uh-Oh

The Big Uh-Oh is the birthday immediately preceding the Big Five-Oh. The one where you’re going along in life, minding your own business and then boom you have an epiphany in the dressing room at JCPenney’s. Your mother was right. We are not going to call and tell her so. Several choice words escaped my lips […]

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Sun Salutation

Alone. Silent. Close the door. Bare feet flat, shoulders back, feel your vertebrae How many are there? Breathe in…one, two, three hold it. close your eyes release the dross back into the houseplants Listen. laundry humming in the distance thoughts humming in the ears breathe, two, three… tip the hips, hug your liver open the […]

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