Author Archives: robin swetz

About robin swetz

I am a creative writer that enjoys the simple things in life. I really connect with humor and really like making observations and writing about them with an overlay of humor. Its what makes my world go around.,

Discoveries

As I wait behind the woman in a long black petticoat, pulled tight at the waist, I cannot help but hear her conversation, or more like her announcement. “I need to be able to squeeze a wedding dress in here … Continue reading

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Main Street on a Friday Night and a Jazz Quartet

What a fun night at the Buttonwood Tree on Main Street in Middletown. Just 11 of us in the audience, the performance felt very intimate. Piano, bass, drum, and saxophone. The performance was in the cozy back room of the … Continue reading

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No Turn on Red Sign

The No Turn on Red sign. Permission to stay. I always feel comforted when I’m at a red light and it says No Turn on Red. No decision to be made. I can just wait until I am told to … Continue reading

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The Watching Woman in the Red Dress

There is a woman. She watches me whenever I am at the sink washing the dishes. She wears a strapless red dress, long and form fitting; quite formal for the occasion, really. And her hair, short and spiked. Some might … Continue reading

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Shopping for Perspectives

I just wrapped up my grocery shopping, and I am checking out the pre-owned books for sale in the corner by the service desk. One dollar for softcover, two dollars for hardcover. It uses the honor system. You’re expected to … Continue reading

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Finding My Calling

Recently, during an e-mail discussion with a friend, he inquired if I had “found my calling”. Our most recent thread was about his moving onto another job. I was struck that he’d found a good match in his career, had … Continue reading

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The Lunch List Users

Today I went to the Subway shop to get lunch. I was pressed for time, and, admittedly, I thought about scooting in ahead of the woman that I saw coming into the shop. You see, I saw it. There, on … Continue reading

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