That Smile

December 30, 2010

  The Showtime series Dexter follows the exploits of Dexter Morgan, a blood analyst for the Miami police department who moonlights as a vigilante serial killer. The opening credits show the hero going through his morning routine – squeezing orange juice, slicing ham, grinding coffee, etc. Given his extracurricular activities, it’s fitting these everyday actions are […]

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If Horses Were Wishes

December 22, 2010

Yesterday I rode my horse, Tucker, a 17-year-old Dutch warmblood schooled in dressage. Today I’m popping ibuprophen for my aching back. But I don’t care. Nothing makes me happier than riding except maybe sex and writing fiction. “That horse is costing me a fortune,” my husband Joe complains. Tucker does cost money although a fortune is hyperbole. He must […]

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