Everyone is going around speaking Italian. When they’re not speaking Italian, they’re speaking other languages with Italian accents. I try not to speak at all so tourists will think I’m Italian and mysterious. Even when Italians say things like, Please pass the butter, it sounds like, Shall we make love in a tender field of lace? I feel conversant already. Hey you! Il cucchiaio! (Hey you! Spoon!) This can also mean: Come here and spoon with … [Read more...]
Girly Muckle and the Queer Hands.
A Selkie isn't a cutie-pie creature. So don't go imagining, like, the mermaid from that warped Disney movie. We don't swim around with our boobs covered in seashells, with roses draped around our curvy fins. We don't dance with lobsters at the bottom of the ocean. We eat them with our bare teeth. … [Read more...]
Remember to love life.
I thought I would remind myself, and the Unity-Verse, that I published two books last year. For some reason it's been easy for me to forget. Some days I struggle to remember my accomplishments. I'm going to remedy that feeling by sharing a review of my books from the always thoughtful and talented Joan Sullivan. This article was published in the Telegram on September 2, 2021. Read on, and thanks so much for spending time with this: Publishing a book is an accomplishment; having two released … [Read more...]