American Dream, Malawian Nightmare

May 2009   I’m living the American Dream – I’m forty-six years old and as slender, muscular, and tanned as I’ve ever been . . . . and if this was an ad you’d be wise to look at the fine print on the label where they try to convince you that the MSG in…

Scaling the claws

digit by digit . . . overcoming the grasp . . . escaping the grip of shame

What are you giving up for Lent?

I have a friend asking me what I’m giving up for lent . . . WHAT?!? I don’t have time to think about that!?! Then I told her my commitment to the computer going off at 4pm at the latest – I thought it was self-preservation – she thinks I’m rather holy!