I'm not an easy butterfly to catch but I am looking for a serious wingman

 

I collect fortune cookie notes. They have these sometime profound statements I eagerly can relate. Years and years ago at my first real job in advertising I was at lunch at a Thai place with several multi-leveled colleagues. At the end of lunch when we all threw in our 6 dollars (tip included, I said many, many years ago) and as each grabbed a cookie they all started to go around the table and read their fortunes, this was new to me, pause and add "....in bed" to their cracked cookie note. Silly as it sounds, it collected a giggle or two. 

 

In between those years I had babies; and I divorced. I started going to Chinese restaurants with my girls once a month because it was cheap and easy, great tasting dinner out; something my ex-husband wasn't keen on: eating out or Chinese food. 

 

Don't worry when you zig your friends won't zag—is one of my most favorite in my collection. It resonated with me far more than any horoscope ever had. It came to me at a particularly friend-filled time in my life. A time when family was becoming rampantly distant even though most of us lived in the same city. The idea that my zig-zagging lifestyle was feeling supported by equally crazed friend was an abrupt and resounding kind reminder of everyone I had collected in my small, cool people pool. It became clear more then, that friends are family when family can't be family and family can be friends, eventually.

 

I may not be an easy catch but my zig and my zag have proven to be a legitimate way of life. If any of you wingwomen catch my drift—

 

DFTC

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Comments (23)

  1. Munkyman

    https://youtu.be/8y2RHMGqbWk

    May 22, 2016
    1. drivefaastakechances

      I like that. I like Joe Cocker.

      May 23, 2016
      1. Munkyman

        me too.

        May 23, 2016
  2. EyeVey

    I like you just the way you are.

    May 23, 2016
    1. drivefaastakechances

      Why thank you, EyeVey.

      May 23, 2016
  3. dincali

    May 23, 2016
    1. drivefaastakechances

      May 23, 2016
      1. dincali

        i stranger…how you been?

        May 23, 2016
        1. drivefaastakechances

          Working at traveling outside my comfort zone. How are you?

          May 23, 2016
          1. dincali

            i am very good, thanks. Getting busy on my book, and the words are flowing

            May 23, 2016
            1. drivefaastakechances

              Ever since I started “writing” I wondered if “go with the flow” meant more than “letting go” emotionally. Does it mean write let it flow. Do you mind sharing with me the title or subject matter of your book—

              May 23, 2016
          2. dincali

            no title as yet, plenty of ideas tho. will repost, right now, the pro-log, or synopsis k?

            May 23, 2016
          3. dincali

            yes..go with the flow, as for writing, i believe it means to just let the creative flows carry you away. as for the subject of that particular verse, i think it means “don’t rock the boat” in general…lol

            May 23, 2016
  4. scarletts_letters

    The only think hotter than a hot car is a woman with a hot car

    June 03, 2016
    1. drivefaastakechances

      Thank you, love. Touché. It’s been a while but I am feeling the need to start one up. The need to tell that “boy” lemme in and drive. haha. You pegged it, quite well.

      June 03, 2016
      1. scarletts_letters

        I feel the same I think, that’s why. Hope you’re doing well and kicking some arse lady!

        June 04, 2016
        1. drivefaastakechances

          I’m kickin arse as I should.

          June 06, 2016
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    August 15, 2016
  6. drivefaastakechances

    Omygoodness. Thank you, Penny! Fingers itch?

    May 23, 2016
    1. drivefaastakechances

      Then the feeling’s mutual, doll face.

      May 23, 2016