Before electricity, large cities such as London and New York City had lamp lighters. Men who would walk the boulevards and light the gas lamps along the main streets and upper class neighborhoods (Reference the recent movie Mary Poppins Returns with Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jack, the lamp lighter?) I've been fascinated by the metaphorical idea… Continue reading Be a Lamp Lighter for Each Other
Word’s don’t come yet.
They cannot convey the miracle I have waited so long for.
This holy thing happening within me,
I never knew I would have to put this on my dating profile. Swipe left if you aren't over your last relationship because I only want to meet men who are ready for a real relationship! Who in their bloody mind thinks that dating after being with someone for awhile is a good idea? Your… Continue reading Don’t date me if you aren’t available
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Dealing with loneliness while finding you are not alone.
You might be wearing more than just a COVID mask!
I have returned to reading the classics during this quarantine. E.M. Forster in Howard’s End has some amazing lines that are timeless and fit within COVID19's economic crisis and worries regarding money. It is a story of wealth, independence, capitalism, charity and the poor during 1910 in England. It displays the economic structure of society, especially the… Continue reading We are all in the Mist [Howard’s End- the levels of wealth and compassion]
Gabriel García Márquez’s novel Love in the Time of Cholera seems the perfect lead for my thoughts of love and romance during this bizarre time of the world’s pandemic-the Coronavirus. A bit of backdrop regarding the novel: In the late 1800s, in a Caribbean port city, a young telegraph operator named Florentino Ariza falls deliriously in love… Continue reading Love in the Time of Cholera [COVID19]
Romantic reciprocity is the belief and action of each person in a relationship caring about one another, their well being. Each person is invested and engaged. They initiate communication and caring consistently and equally. Have you been in a romantic relationship where you feel either you are working too hard and the other person isn't?… Continue reading Romantic Reciprocity
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