Tag: fairy tale

Let me tell you a little tale…

that proves that if at first you do not succeed, try, try again. The answer may lie where you least expect it. About 10 days ago, I came up with a brainstorm: start laying the groundwork for a different type of career should it ever come to that, and if not, use this groundwork to give me a sense of purpose and fulfillment intellectually … Read More Let me tell you a little tale…

Ignore My Image, and Instead, Hear My Words

Every 6-8 months, in yet another effort to connect with someone when leaving it up to chance leads to encounters that are few and far between, I make a new profile with some online dating service. I became so enraged over a year ago with two dating services that I demanded to have my profiles not simply deactivated but destroyed. Believe me, you have to go … Read More Ignore My Image, and Instead, Hear My Words

Clytemnestra and the Snakes (an original fairy tale)

From the time she was a small child, Clytemnestra harbored an intense fear of snakes. It all stemmed from a day she had been playing in the garden of the courtyard of her parents’ magnificent palace. She kept to herself for the most part, preferring instead to sit among the flowers and call them names, bestowing each pansy with its own history, inventing grand … Read More Clytemnestra and the Snakes (an original fairy tale)