Lee Lynch’s Amazon Trail: A Tenth Anniversary at Sea

By Lee Lynch We had every intention of being homebodies this year. No travel at all, just a year to save our pennies and get grounded. It’s been delicious. After several months of staying in our little coastal home, my mind is sharper, my sleep schedule is approaching...

Lee Lynch’s Amazon Trail: Spring Is Coming Soon—Isn’t It?

By Lee Lynch Okay, I give in, it’s depression. I might as well face it. And I know I’m not alone. You can guess when it started: November 8, 2016. I tried to overcome it by resisting, ignoring, laughing at the fools on the hill. Like the amazing Elizabeth Warren, I...

Lee Lynch’s Amazon Trail: Our Neighbor’s Cat’s Nephew

By Lee Lynch After the doom and gloom of our fall—and boy did moods around here fall—I’ve noticed, with the approach of the holidays, an unusually earnest air of festivity around town. People crave more light in winter; this year our neighborhood seems to be going all...

Lee Lynch’s Amazon Trail: Affectional Preference

By Lee Lynch Hey, world, big news! Gay people are more than our sexuality. I am really, really tired of the focus on the third syllable of the term homosexual. It’s annoyed me for fifty-four years that I am defined by one part of my humanity. Please tell me why, for...

Lee Lynch’s Amazon Trail: Game of Throne

The Amazon Trail By Lee Lynch Game of Throne is what my sweetheart calls the nightly battle between our cat and me over Big Blue. Bolo is our gray, fourteen year old, lesbian-required cat. Sadly, we’re down to just one kitty and no dogs. We can’t add either to our...