WWI

Duchess of Westminster

After graduating college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. Professional chocolate taster isn’t plausible and full-time world-traveler doesn’t pay the bills so I joined the Air Force. Coming from a long line of military…
Read more

Dough Girls

I love doughnuts. The look of them, the sweetness of their smell, their warm deliciousness. Glazed, chocolate icing, cream filled, lemon, raspberry. I love them all, but not equally. The chocolate icing closely followed by glazed are my favorites. Simple…
Read more

My Teddy and Me

Christmas of 1992. My grandparents gave me a stuffed Rajah tiger from the movie Aladdin. Bright orange and oh so soft, he guarded my bed day in and day out. Rajah went with me when my family moved to Texas, when…
Read more

No Man’s Land

If you’re thinking this is a reference to hair salons or a convention for the National Suffragettes of America then you’d be wrong. Dead wrong. Dating back to 1320, the term was once used for the land used as a…
Read more

FANY

You’ve heard the old saying that women are terrible drivers. I happen to be a wonderful driver (Sorta. When I’m in the mood to be and the other cars around me aren’t being idiots), so I got to thinking why…
Read more