Coming of Age

Green eyes captivate, he whispers, warm hand resting on youthful thigh Stomach somersaults reviled by whiskey breath yellowed fingers clutching Not these eyes! I stand tossing my drink in his face; coming of age moment.

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A Convertible Summer

Summer of ‘67 the British had invaded and Canada celebrated 100 years of confederation – and Dad, at the top of his game, came home with a brand new, powder puff blue convertible Eagerly, my sister and I loaded into the back seat, laughed at strands of our long hair flying into open mouths, strains […]

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Day 247 “Multiple Perspectives”

Anti-establishment and flower-power formed the background of my youth. Women burning their bras, Hippies holding sit-ins, War in Vietnam. Beatles and Rolling Stones were household names, and school children took the Pepsi vs Coke challenge. Twiggy and Mary Quaint and Piccadilly Circus set the fashion stage. A flower-toting leader dating well below his years, wooed […]

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