A kiss is just a kiss

“You must remember this, a kiss is just a kiss…” Do you remember your first kiss? I do. I was about 12, and it happened under the stairs in middle school. It was very awkward and involved braces, bumping eye glasses and noses. First Kiss. Kiss of Death. Kiss Goodbye. French Kiss. And so on…

Jamaican Flute

A fine mist of drizzle dampens my forehead and brow. My locks are activated by the humidity and I can feel them rising up in protest. I breathe in the sweet wet air, blended with exhaust from cars entering and exiting the parking lot. Stepping up onto the curb, I find my favorite spot under…

Exit Plan

Living in the moment is a very lovely sentiment. There’s a lot to be said for being present. However, it never hurts to plan ahead. A bit of strategic thinking is often a wise idea. Otherwise, it can easily happen that you wind up facing retirement at warp speed, without an exit plan. Visions of…

Trader Joe’s Gigolo

Since he was a little boy, everybody fawned over him. As he grew up, all the girls liked him. He was a real head turner, and he knew it. Ladies loved him, and he loved them back. Again and again. And, again. Years passed. He fancied himself a player for life. Love ’em, and leave…

Flat Stanley

When she described him as a “Flat Stanley”, she referred to him as a cardboard cutout kind of a guy. Two dimensional, and quite predictable. Basically an unequivocal bore. Which, actually does fit within the Urban Dictionary definition. Flat Stanley – One who lacks size in the boob/butt region, and therefore appears paper-thin from a side…