Category Archives: Meanders

Posts about journeys, or while on journeys, or during journeys, or on the subject of journeying — or meandering — in various forms.

Midnight Decision

I married Jamie Faunt, bass player extraordinaire, in 1982; we divorced in 1984; in our time together he introduced me to Scientology, where (I’ve often thought) I squandered too many years of my life. In spite of being out touch … Continue reading

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Gelding Graymalkin

I am a single woman with two cats. Actually, three cats. With that admission, I sense a rustle of discomfort rise: A single, older, woman who lives with two cats, much less three, is probably needy, emotionally damaged, best to … Continue reading

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The Normal State

During a recent visit to England, my friend Scott and I motored (Scott’s word) out to the Cotswolds. As he negotiated a series of roundabouts, he told me how following an extra-bad breakup with a lover, he’d gone to see … Continue reading

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In the Cedar Rapids Airport

Photo doesn’t look like much but here’s the story: The Cedar Rapids airport is a small one—there are no double doors to pass through en route to ground transportation and baggage claim; one just strolls past a security guard who … Continue reading

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