She didn't seem old enough to be out of college, let alone giving me medical advice.

At The Doctor

“She didn’t seem old enough to be out of college, let alone giving me medical advice.” A short video clip from my recent 50th birthday party. Ageing means doctors, and… tests… The post “How Does It Feel To Be Turning 50?”¬†was based on this performance.

Wot? No Elephants?!

  A video clip from my recent 50th birthday party, which was a sizeable bash. To stimulate interest, I included the word “elephants” on the promo materials. By the day of the party, I learned that some pre-teen female guests were really stoked about the elephant rides. I concocted this dodge at the last moment.…

How Does It Feel To Be Turning 50?

A couple of weeks ago, I was at the doctor’s office — at least, I trust she was a genuine, fully credentialed MD; she hardly looked old enough to be out of college. As she reviewed my paperwork, she squealed “Oh look! You have a birthday coming up! Oooo, you’re turning fifty!” Her face was…

Turning 50: Please Hold

I’m turning 50 tomorrow. I am aswamp with plans for a complex, self-indulgent party next week. And doctor appointments. And community house chores. And lawyers, rock stars, small birds, and elephants. Catch you next week.

Oh, what’s the word…

I am eating lunch with a terrific-looking lady, about fifty, brown eyes and hair, and a tiny mouth like a… like a… oh, what’s the word…? With petals… Says her name is Anna.¬†There’s a girl too, a young woman, and she’s a knockout: tall and willowy, fabulous long hair, red I think. These women, they…