Divorced ~ And Still Kicking

Monster

Monster

Twenty years ago, Holly screamed, “Happy Birthday.” She held a squirming puppy in her hands. “We got him at the Humane Society. He’s six weeks old. Isn’t he cute?” Holly…Read more
Steamed Wingers

Steamed Wingers

Twenty minutes at the gym and I already smelled like Henry’s gym shoes. I scowled. This was not my idea of a romantic California spa vacation. I hated exercising, and…Read more
The “Wow” Factor  (When Dating A Middle-Aged Man)

The “Wow” Factor
(When Dating A Middle-Aged Man)

“You’re so lucky. You found the last great guy out there,” gushed Judy, my girlfriend, in front of four other women, as we stood smashed in the corner at Mary Henson’s annual holiday bash.

We all turned and looked across the room at Henry, standing with a bunch of guys… eating potato chips.

“It’s like seeing a Mastodon alive and walking down Main Street,” The blonde said.

“Aren’t they extinct?”

”Yes, just like all the good men.”

How To Impress A Man

How To Impress A Man

“Kathy, welcome to the ranch. Before you climb on to the back of this 4-wheeler…” Henry slapped his hand down on the handlebars of some weird-looking, motorcycle-type-thing. “I need to…Read more
They Say Spanxs Make You Sexy…

They Say Spanxs Make You Sexy…

I felt his hand slide across my butt, then a quick pat. “If we don’t get going, we’re going to miss the entire party,” Henry said as he planted a quick kiss on my shoulder, flipped off the covers and leaped out of bed.

A whoosh of cold air hit my fat exposed body. Yikes. Grabbing the covers, I yanked them up and hid. Six months in to the marriage and he’d never seen me naked.

Today wasn’t going to be that sad “Naked Revelation” day. Not if I could help it.
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Buzzards

Buzzards

I peeked through the slit in the curtains. A buzzard stared straight at me, not two feet away. I snapped the curtains shut. Then, I took three terrified breaths, and…Read more