Entries from May 2009

What Am I Supposed To Look Like Now?

May 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Me, pre- hair chop: I had an epiphany recently and it said that a woman’s hair should not promise a fecundity that her ovaries can’t support. I went to my hairstylist with the order to “chop it all off” and let me tell you what a mass orgasm those words inspire in a salon! Immediately [...]

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Like A Virgin, Again

May 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

One of the few bright promises sustaining me while trudging through a divorce is Sex With a Stranger. I haven’t had it yet, nor do I see any immediate prospects, but I’m keeping the faith that it is out there. It’s been 27 years since I’ve had it, and I seem to think about it, [...]

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Switching Sides Later In Life

May 15th, 2009 · Comments Off

“A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle” was a clever little slogan of the Women’s Movement during the Seventies. Little did I realize then how prescient it would prove to many of my peers as they hit middle age. In the past five years, I’ve been stunned by how many of [...]

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Divorce Is Trite, But Everyone’s Is Special

May 8th, 2009 · Comments Off

Evidently I filed for divorce on my husband’s birthday. Honest to God, I only found out when I read it on a gossip site under the headline, “Playboy Model Has Special Birthday Gift for Music Mogul Husband–Divorce.” I kind of like my description, in spite of it being inaccurate by about thirty years and rather [...]

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