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Try everything, once

“In life, you gotta try everything once!” My advice had come back to bite me you-know-where. The words had been my lifelong mantra, for all these 27 years. With these words and a cheery wave of the hand, I had sent my mother traipsing across Europe all by herself, had managed to get my then-fiancé … Continue reading

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Nailed it!

“Change the color,” I said, “Only nude for me.” The assistant stood up and rolled her eyes at the salon supervisor. I didn’t actually see it happen but from long experience I know just what these people are like. She finished putting on the final coat of paint and sat back on her haunches. I … Continue reading