December 4, 2017

I do not wish I had straight hair




I want to write a cookbook very badly... I'm in the gathering stages as they say. Did you know that you cannot publish a recipe that someone else has published unless you've changed at least three ingredients and have altered the description/instructions? Unless you do that you will need to give credit where credit is due. The law indicates that a list of ingredients by itself doesn't belong to any one author, but that the way you describe something in your own words does. With that said, I would like to thank my FB friend, talented writer and photographer Alina Noir for inspiring this little writing exercise.

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I don't know how to dive and I hold my nose when I go underwater.

I don't know how to play chess.

I bat lefty even though I'm a righty because that's how my grandfather taught my father and that's how he taught me.

I am terrible at geography and have no sense of direction.

I can keep a beat and sometimes don't notice that I'm moving my body to random music in my head.

I love the smell of lemon thyme.

I fear I will never be more than a mediocre painter.

I do not wish I had straight hair.

When I was a kid I wanted to have long blond straight hair and be a secretary named Suzanne Merino.

I wish I knew how to sew my own clothes.

I'm afraid to ride a ten speed bicycle.

I'm obsessed with cucumber sandwiches.












2 comments:

Hot Buttered Media said...

"When I was a kid I wanted to have long blond straight hair and be a secretary named Suzanne Merino."

Too funny.

Samantha Palmeri said...

Beth, I have never told anyone that in my whole life!!!!