LA Bourgeois


Diary of a Lesbian Housewyfe: Gift of the Magi?

Christmas, for the lovely Lesbian Housewyfe, seems to be a turbulent time. For instance, as a people, Americans spend the time leading up to that day of good cheer diving into shopping malls and factory outlet stores, desperately searching for the perfect gift for everyone on their little Christmas lists. […]

Gift of the Magi?

Plant Pirate’s Booty: How to Make a Vertical Herb Garden

With the victorious return of the plant pirate, the next process went into motion. When I plundered my mother’s garden for herbs, I’d envisioned our own herb garden just off the kitchen. The small fragrant mounds of herbs flowed together among the flowers. My sweetie and I needed only to […]

Vertical Herb Garden

Diary of a Lesbian Housewyfe: The Party Guide

Recently, the lovely Lesbian Housewyfe faced a common situation: my wonderful wyfe came home and, as she walked through the door, said, “How about we give a party?” I considered a moment, realizing that this could transform two days of my quiet life into total chaos in exchange for a […]

Diary of a Lesbian Housewyfe: The Party Guide

Diary of a Lesbian Housewyfe: Clearing Out Before the Fall

Ahh, spring cleaning. A wonderful tradition dating back to the dawn of mankind. Me? I gave it up years ago. The tradition basically ended with the dawn of womankind. The whole idea gives me the creeps. The lovely Lesbian Housewyfe’s relieving factor is, of course, Lesbian Law #20: Household duties […]

Clearing Out Before the Fall

Plundering My Mother’s Garden

My sweetie and I have been talking about creating an herb garden and, when we visited my parents right after Easter, I asked my mother if she would share some of her plants with me. She agreed with a motherly excitement and we toured around her garden that afternoon. Distracted […]

Potting the Plants

Finishing Hope for the Future

I finished my sweetie’s Color Affection shawl this week. I took two full evenings to bind off. When I pulled the yarn through the last stitch, I marveled. Finishing this shawl freed me. When I completed that bind-off and sat with the freed needle dangling from my hand, I realized […]

Everlasting Color Affection

Diary of a Lesbian Housewyfe: When Icons Collide

I love popular culture. Well, really, by definition, everybody loves popular culture. I mean, otherwise it wouldn’t be popular, would it? Like June Cleaver, some of us are destined to become a part of popular culture. Like me, some of us are destined to just enjoy it. Pop culture happenings […]

When Icons Collide

Diary of a Lesbian Housewyfe: The Garden

Sunlight penetrates my eyelids, turning the darkness underneath soft pink. I turn away from its unforgiving gaze and snuggle in a little deeper. My partner sighs and allows me to wrap myself around her, pulling her beautiful body close. We fit together, every bend and crevice melding together as a […]

The Garden