Georgianna Lagoria de la Torre

Born in the 50's, living in the whatever this decade is called.

Old Woman on the Water

I went looking for role models of older women who fish – not only women, but older women – My first google search produced stock images of models – I … Continue reading

July 20, 2020 · 14 Comments

Favorite Quotes about Writing

“Writers, even the most socially gifted and established, must be outsiders of some sort, if only because their job is that of scrutiniser and witness.” Olivia Laing “It’s a little … Continue reading

May 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Stovepipe Buddah

To write without expectation, to wake up in the morning and just be – to not fill the mind with television and Facebook – music in the background – is … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Adventures in Fly Fishing Chapter 2 – What Time is It?

A Woman of a Certain Age Learns the Art of Fly Fishing

September 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Designer Shares His Schedule

BY Georgianna de la Torre (With apologies to “MY LIST: KARL LAGERFELD IN 24 HOURS” – Harper’s Bazaar http://www.harpersbazaar.com/fashion/fashion-articles/24-hours-with-karl-lagerfeld-0412#slide-1) 7:15 A.M. I sleep seven hours and fifteen minutes. If I go to bed at … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Name Droppings

“That woman looks like she has an erection in her hair.”  The speaker made his comment about another dinner guest to no one in particular.  He was a red haired … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · 4 Comments

Adventures in Fly Fishing – Chapter 1 – Menopause

I have always enjoyed fishing – being outside, near water, casting the line and feeling the tug.  Even when I don’t get a hit, each cast is a new beginning.  … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 8 Comments