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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Adopted, Part II: Scientists Isolate and Identify Gene Responsible for Fabulousness

Written on January 20, 2016 at 4:31 am, by

Dec. 6, 2014.   That was the day that the first photos of anyone I was biologically related to popped up in my Inbox.  OK, so that’s not counting the Google + photo of the person who emailed me with said photos in the first place.  

Confessions of a Victorian Lady Cannibal

Written on January 16, 2016 at 12:55 am, by

When I proclaim
that I love you for your brains,
I’m not complimenting your smarts.   I won’t ask you to be mine
on Valentine’s,
although I’ll have captured your heart.   I’m not impressed by your wit.
Not one word of it.

R.I.P. David Bowie

Written on January 11, 2016 at 10:49 pm, by

“Bowie existed so all of us misfits learned that an oddity was a precious thing.” – Guillermo del Toro  

Adopted, Part I: No DNA Test Required

Written on January 8, 2016 at 6:34 pm, by

One of the first photographs I ever saw of my birth mother featured her smiling jauntily into the camera. Yet, oddly enough, it wasn’t the similar eyes or facial structure that initially knocked me backwards. It was the tee shirt she was wearing in that photograph.