Is it magic? Preparing to see Magic Mike

First things first – I have not yet seen Magic Mike, but it is on my list. We’ve been really busy, and I expect the movie is more man-candy than compelling plot. And that’s OK by me. It just means it’s not high on my priority list of must-see movies. Mind you, I like the…

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Confessions of a Born-Again Fashionista

So, I totally understand that life changes means changing¬† your style – but holy crap! Would someone please tell me why, in today’s world, would a beautiful, shapely woman in her mid-forties dress herself like a dowdy grandma? After two days of being snowed in, I turned on the TV for some background noise while…

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Anonymous shmonymous…The Three Faces of Roxy

Over the years, I have very carefully preserved a relatively anonymous front and a totally fractured existence, a sort of six degrees of separation from myself. In many cases, it’s been a necessary evil and originally came about because I was doing much of my creative (and paying) work under pseudonyms not owned by me…

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Deer tracks in the snow…

The weekend included a record snow fall – 19″ was the official measurement a few miles up the road. Our area was a little deeper in spots. Late at night, I caught site of a buck (only 3×3, but a rather hefty critter) standing at the top of the hill. I couldn’t decide if he’d…

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Ch..ch…changes, part deux

I’ve recently gone through some major upheavals in my life. The last few years seem to have been leading me to this place where I now am… A series of events has led to a drastic change of situation. I’ve left the house. I’m in an apartment on my own. Alone. And not at all…

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