The year after my son was born, my husband had a wonderful job opportunity in Charlottesville, Virginia so we moved our life and newborn to this lovely location for a few years. We bought a little house that I adored in a suburb outside of “city limits” and settled into the gracious living the place […]Read More
New Yorkers have a reputation for being cool.
Nay, more than cool. I say now, fellas, what’s cooler than being cool? Uh, “emotionally frigid.” Yeah, that’s just about right.Read More
Lisa A. Listwa is wife to the nicest guy on the planet, mother to one glorious handful of a daughter, and reluctant but devoted owner of three rotten cats, affectionately nicknamed “the Rottens.” Her eclectic career history includes being a legal secretary, member of the human resources staff for a major day-planner calendar company, editorial […]Read More
I spent days in the sun
Why did I do this?
The sun was uncomfortably hot,
and I have never liked strawbe
Many people currently are placing the blame at the feet of the president. That’s too damn easy. This problem has roots deeper than thatRead More
Trump won by earning the vote of those who dismissed his nauseating, predatory, misogynistic statements as “locker room talk”. These same voters ignored his actual lies, and his corrupt and unlawful so-called business practices.Read More
Tonight I wish I could dress in taffeta, put rhinestones on my ears, Evening in Paris on my wrists and dance in the arms of my lover all night at the Stardust. Every night I wish I were already grown and gone.Read More
It was a crisp fall day when I got the wonderful news that I was pregnant with my son; shortly thereafter, however, I received a bit of information I felt more ambivalent about…he was actually due on MY birthday. I immediately knew that was not what I preferred. To have the one day a year […]Read More
When it’s not an off-the-shelf model, expect the unexpected.Read More
Dear Readers, I pulled this from the archives because we need to be reminded of how much power lies within us. We are power lines . We can face the sun along with its heat. We will not burn. We will roar to the sun …we will be lions… we will roar to the sun […]Read More