Tag: Sexuality

A Lost Touch

Years ago, I was reminded of the old Broadway play Funny Girl, starring Barbra Streisand. I vividly remember taking a lady friend during Christmas week in 1965 to see what proved to be her last performance. I was most touched by Streisand’s...

Welcome to America’s 51st State

No, this essay is not about the prospects of The District of Columbia, Northern California or even Puerto Rico, being added to our flag in order to stack the Senate and House deck with new legislators. I am talking about the constant state of...

Soft Boys

Even at my advanced age, I know very little about women. As an only child, I had no sisters to compare notes with and both my parents were not only modest but also terminally shy about their bodies for my growing interest. Forget about anyone but an...

Viva La Difference

Women! To paraphrase one of my favorite comedians, Stephen Wright, most men can’t live without them and often can’t live with them for their inscrutable ways. This brings to mind, the Rex Harrison lyric in the adaption of George Bernard Shaw’s...

A Grief That Dare not Speak

I have had the opportunity of meeting a number of female members of my widowed club and many of them seem resigned to living out their remaining years in loneliness. I think some wish they had died with their husbands, similar to the women bound to...

A Sanctuary and a Battlefield

I realize to some my title might sound outrageous but a woman’s womb has always enjoyed a special place in my heart. My early moment on earth took place inside my mother’s womb. Later, my wife presented me with our three children that emerged from...

An Unholy Marriage

While Same-sex Marriage is a contradiction in terms, abortion and religion have engaged in a pagan ritual that approximates satanic marriage for many years. Fifty years ago this statement that there was a religious element in aborting an unborn...

God’s Best Work

In contrast to the Platonic philosophy that has permeated the Western canon throughout most of European and American history, the body and soul of a human being is intricately woven like a fine hand-made, or in this case, God-made garment. To...