My Sappy Love Song Saga

Just the other day, I found myself listening to 80s Love Songs on Pandora Internet Radio.  I listened willingly, believe it or not.  That...

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Renewal After 50

A lot of women dread turning 50. There are all kinds of images that come to mind when we think of the big 5-0. We are no longer full-time...

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Cooking for a crowd

This entry is part 10 of 21 in the series: Bert's Eye View So: I just returned from my second assignment on board a steamship in the Great...

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Winter of My Damn Discontent Part 2: A Sex Addict’s Journey (cw:18+)

I went online to check out guys I had been canvassing via the dating sites. I needed one ripe to meet me at the last minute.

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I’m Metro-WHAT?

I’ve been called many things in my life – from dork to hot and everything in between, but when my kids recently called me...

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There’s a reason you should never do these 7 things

This entry is part 11 of 21 in the series: Bert's Eye View People are funny–meaning strange and unexplainable. I go through life and...

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Spooky stuff: Bella Vista Lodge, Dominical, Costa Rica

This entry is part 12 of 21 in the series: Bert's Eye View For three idyllic years, from 2010 through 2013, I was the proprietor of Bella...

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The Year We Lived With Earnest Hemingway’s Ghost

It was the early 90’s, and I was on the fashion treadmill. Paris, the home of Haute Couture became my base. I was busy, very busy and...

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