Dolly Parton Is My Homegirl

My friend Sean just went to Berlin to play jazz and drink beer in 200 year old pubs with handsome blonde women named Uta. Sort of makes your life look like a stack of crap, huh? That's what I thought, too.On the other hand, I went to see Dolly Parton at Radio City Music Hall …

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A Brief Note on the Whole Beauty Thing…

...and then I'll stop being a girl.I had a boyfriend once who told me, lovingly, "You're not classically beautiful. But I find you quite attractive!" I broke up with him about two weeks later.The whole beautiful thing is very hard on us girls, but you know that, so I won't bore you with yet another …

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Washland: Clean Clothes and the Stories Are Free!

Feeling low? Might I recommend hieing yourself over to your nearest laundromat? You can clean your clothes, and, as a bonus, remind yourself that you are very, very fortunate and should never complain again.My laundromat is staffed by two middle-aged latina women who rarely speak, but often roll their eyes as I stuff fourteen towels …

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