Category Archives: Beauty

Mulberry Tree?

Covid has kept us away from our lovely Sussurrata. Our little family of plants has felt our absence. Some old friends have died while we were away. But then there are the unexpected new entries. Such as that of a … Continue reading

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In Repose

I will be taking a break from “Toni O” stories for awhile. It will take some time to metabolize all that has happened. And I want to reflect on the best way to continue her story. In the meantime, I … Continue reading

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We Are Family

My childhood was greatly influenced by Fela. I don’t know when exactly she came into our lives. All I know is that my parents separated when I was a baby and my mom had to work. And then one day, … Continue reading

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Johnny Jump Ups

My mom and I lived far away from one another so we looked forward to our weekly telephone conversations. We talked about everything although lately much of what we said was about the Age of Decadence we’re living in and … Continue reading

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French Provincial

Her real name was Frances, a name that, in her opinion, lacked glamour. So she changed it to “Toni” as in “Antoinette” as in “Marie Antoinette”. Several years ago, I published an e-book, “Bebina Bunny’s Cabinet of Curiosities”, and dedicated … Continue reading

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