Category Archives: Coffee

The women I would marry

“If you had your way, you’d be polygamous,” commented my old friend, Mithriel, on my Facebook timeline. I laughed, as I’d recently said I wanted to marry Melissa Etheridge, as well as the Dunkin Donuts lady who’d made me the best French vanilla coffee ever. … Continue reading

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50 Gifts for My Birthday

On my desk at work rests a photo of my father and step mother in their early 50s. As my 50th birthday approaches at the end of April, I try not to over think that photo taken in 1986 at … Continue reading

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Aisle 4 at the Stop and Shop: Where Lesbians Go to Pick Up Men

Here is a little story I read in January 2010 during the residency of the Solstice MFA at Pine Manor College. Some of you heard me read it aloud, but others have not. Enjoy, or enjoy again: “Aisle Four at … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Flirtation, Freaked out, lesbianism, Men, Shopping, Solstice MFA Pine Manor College, Stop and Shopt, Uncategorized, Writing | 16 Comments