Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Hare to hair

(...for those of you of a certain age who know exactly and personally what I mean by a 'menopause moment', please feel free to send me your best moments, and I'll post them at

I was shuffling down a leaf-covered sidewalk, enjoying the late afternoon sunshine. The lady of the house was out front raking, her mid-sized mutt clamoring at her heels for a game of fetch. Spying me, he grabbed his small toy, a saliva-soaked bunny, and dropped it at my feet. He was used to the well-aimed flick of an expert wrist, so he raced down the block anticipating the toss. I, in turn, heaved the soggy animal and hit his mistress upside her head.