Recently, from Melani’s Blog:

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I will not try to explain the serendipitous nature of life because, well, that would make me either one of those lunatics ranting on a street corner or maybe a Jesus follower. Since I'm not religious nor crazy, I'm not even an honorary member of either club. BUT, there is a synchronicity to the Universe that never fails to fill me with wonder and I had one of those “holy shit”  (pun intended) experiences recently. About a month ago I was walking on 11th Avenue from my Upper West Side apartment in the 70s to the Toyota dealership between 46th and 47th Street. I had my earbuds in and was listening to the music downloaded to my phone. My music is an eclectic mix—Jay Z to Andrea Bocelli and … [Read More...]

Technology To Cultivate Eroticism

The Huffington Post has a new section, "Digital Connections" in partnership with Paramount Pictures and the release, Men, Women & Children.  I wrote about how we can use technology to enhance our sex lives. Click here to read,  but only if you're freaky.   … [Read More...]

A Big Life


My daughters asked what I wanted for my August birthday. I’m sometimes hard to buy for as I don’t want anything. Not because I’m trying to be difficult, or worse, noble, but stuff has little value anymore. My apartment is small, space is limited and I’m a minimalist when it comes to décor. I don’t have a single carpet on the wood floors. Bare looks better. I don’t want nor need anything tangible. It (the gift) should not clutter my life and must be useful in a some way. Last Christmas I … [Read More...]

At Last: Part Three

Will talked often about future plans in a way that I’d normally find presumptuous, especially at the beginning of a relationship. Instead his desire to be included in my inner circle was comforting. He was sticking around. He said he looked forward to meeting my daughters and mentioned that he’d told his entire family and friends about me. He wanted to meet my friends, too. Those around me had normal concerns. “Take it slow, no need to rush,” said Karen, my surrogate mom. “How do you … [Read More...]