Me By the Numbers

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in This was on my mind | No Comments

Me By the Numbers Age: 56 Height: 5’1” Weight: 5 pounds more than I’d like. 10 pounds more than my mother would like. Kids: 6 (4 that came pre-assembled; 2 BigE and I made from scratch) Years on Divorce Court: 9 Years on the bench before Divorce Court: 8 Years Married: 27 Years Happily Married: less […]

What 20 is For

Posted by on Nov 19, 2017 in This was on my mind, Uncategorized | No Comments

“You’re 20! If I had 20 back oh, what a mess I’d make. 20 is for you. 20 is for growth. 20 is for the pursuit of a tomorrow that is better than today. 20 is for options. 20 is for passion and knowledge and enjoyment. It is not for continuous compromise. It is not […]

Ella Escapes Her Ersatz E-Life … Love in the Shadows of Social Media

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in This was on my mind, Uncategorized | No Comments

Virtually Ignored                                        by Lynn Toler                      I. I am engaged in a virtual battle with women I never see. Enticed. Seduced. Snap-chatted. Induced. An invisible army declared […]

What Lies Beneath: Abuse, Harassment and Horror

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in This was on my mind | No Comments

I know these things seem unrelated but I don’t believe they are. They, too, feel like intractable problems but I don’t believe that either. •A man climbs into his car with his estranged wife and their children and drives them all into a lake. •An eight-year-old boy is found hanging in his closet after being […]