Passing up a Prince



On todays short bike ride to the post office I passed a man who threw up his arms declaring “There she is! Where have you been all my life?” I looked at him as I whizzed by and thought about it. Well, I’ve been to 26 countries, married, divorced, back stage at Bowie concert, hit by a car, jumped from planes, on bicycles, on the back of a Harley, horse and camel, in Mini Cooper, on sail boats, trains, ferries, tents and clock towers. Drove a truck, drank beer with coal miners, whiskey with a hill tribe, wine while doing push ups with Frenchmen, danced wildly at punk bars,  picked olives, picked pears, delivered helium balloons while singing songs,  …well truthfully I’ve been a helluva lot of places doing a variety of things.

The man did not look like this:


He didn’t have any flowers and he was dressed. He also didn’t look like this:


Nor this:


He did, however, look like the type of guy who would be seen snuggling up to a:

… 10:00A.M.  Wow. Lucky me. Nice to know I’m still turning some heads. Imagine my life if I had been there for all of his?


8 Responses to “Passing up a Prince”

  1. 1 Inga August 3, 2012 at 11:36 pm

    You forgot to mention l’ost in the Rain in Spain’, but I don’t think you are ever really lost, just misplaced at the most memorable moments ;-} Here’s to you and your many adventours!!

  2. 2 Inga August 3, 2012 at 11:37 pm

    Yes, I meant to say ‘adventours’.

  3. 4 Olga August 4, 2012 at 1:29 am

    My dad wants to know how you got the picture of him at the bar! BTW he’s not available.

  4. 5 Olga August 4, 2012 at 1:49 am

    kidding! my parents were over for dinner and I showed
    them your blog and they thought it was great! This post got ALOT of laughs!!!

  5. 7 Startare August 4, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Don’t be so pessimistic! haven’t you heard of princes pretending to be frogs? Maybe if you’d kissed him his true nature would have been revealed…
    but then again maybe his true nature was already visible!

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