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 · 6 Comments

Favorite Quotes about Writing

“It’s a little silly to finally learn how to write at this age.” Annie Dillard, age 62 “Fiction is open to whoever comes in the door, as long as you … 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 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