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#Me Too Blues

Without Motown and the birth control pill I’d probably still be a virgin….
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Master/Servant Blues

I do not have a cell phone but if I had one I would have a dumb one.   . My father was an engineer.  Poor man, he died before they invented telephones that could take pictures. He would have … Continue reading

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Post-Election Blues

Memphis Earlene’s beverage of choice these days is White Russians, which seems so wrong. Blues Beverages are whiskey and wine. “Blues women do not drink alcoholic beverages that taste like dessert. It’s a Code violation,” I tell her. “Blues women … Continue reading

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Civil Rights in the Bathroom Blues

I dreamed I was trapped in a Women’s Bathroom at a rest stop on I-95 with Caitlyn Jenner.  We’re washing up at adjoining sinks, our faces reflected in the mirror. Bright and chatty, reveling in her still new identity, she … Continue reading

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Birthday Blues

  April 20……..Hitler’s birthday. Mine as well. I’m in a Doctors waiting room in Amherst Virginia, been here for two hours, FOX NEWS on the TV. Springtime for Hitler doesn’t feel so much like a joke. I got a tick … Continue reading

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Sweet Memories of Yemen Blues

Yemen: 2006. I’m the only woman in the room, I’m chewing qat for the first time, and I’m doing it wrong, masticating the tender green leaves into pulp and then swallowing, as though I’m eating salad greens.   Despite my faux pas, … Continue reading

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Blue Jeans Blues

Definition of Hubris: Losing 5 pounds and deciding to get rid of all my fat jeans. “You’ll be sorry,” says Memphis Earlene. “Do it anyway,” says Scarlett, my Fashion advisor.”You can always get more on ebay.” Definition of neurotic: Losing … Continue reading

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