Live From The Grayish Carpet

Life on the Other Side of Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll, Redacted

OK, Stupid

I reactivated my OK Cupid account last week. It may be because I’m bored, or it could be that I need something to think about other than how much I … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · 11 Comments

Sexual Healing

I haven’t blogged in a while.  I want to appear cheery and well-adjusted, and I’ve been irritated, annoyed, disgruntled and exasperated.  Until today, the only thing I’d written since July was … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · 10 Comments

I Cringe, Therefore I Am

Back in the punk rock days of early 80s Boston, there was always a reason to go out. There were shows, parties, and after-parties, and if nothing else was going … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Ain’t Too Proud to Beg

I’ve spent the last 14 weeks dogsitting. That’s why I haven’t been blogging; I blog out of a desire to connect, and despite being dogs, Walter and Kenny have met … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sex, Drugs, and Monoman

I’d have only sketchy memories of what I was doing when I was twenty without Facebook and Google.  It  was a long time ago, yes, but that’s not why I … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

The 51st Airborne Division, or I Was a Teenage Freak

     Like every small town in America, social survival in the the New England town I grew up in required choosing a clique. There were the standard options — the Jocks … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

In Which I Finally Unfriend (and Block) My Repulsive Ex

     I’m not only going to unfriend my ex on Facebook, I’m going to block him. I feel good about this. It’ll be my second favorite Facebook-related interaction ever. … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment
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