Men In Skirts

Feb 16

Men In Skirts

And you wonder why men don’t wear skirts? Awhile back, there was a show called “Bravehearts: Men in Skirts” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. As the piece in the Times pointed out, this fashion is really nothing new. Besides kilts, we’ve already seen caftans,saris, sarongs and various other forms of skirts being worn by guys through the...

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everythingistaken.com is taken

Feb 15

everythingistaken.com is taken

Are all the good ones taken? Has anyone else out there tried to name something lately? A new business? A website? Your e-mail address? Your dog? Well, I’ve got some bad news for you. No matter how creative you think you are, no matter how unusual you think your name is, no matter how hard to try to come up with something original, it’s almost certainly...

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Alert The Media

Feb 15

Alert The Media

Okay, kid, now you’ve got a blog to call your own. (You and it are definitely going steady.) It’s cute, it’s sassy and you’re getting good reviews — from people on your e-mail list, and some of the people on their e-mail lists, and some of the people on their lists, and into the vast infinity of the blogosphere. Hundreds already, but who’s counting. It’s the...

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I’ve Lost It! (AKA Law and Disorder)

Feb 15

I’ve Lost It! (AKA Law and Disorder)

As a result of watching far too many episodes of too many versions of Law and Order, I have become incredibly jaded, desensitized to the viciousness of violent crime, and suspicious of everyone. But that’s not the problem. The thing that really gets to me about these shows is that when they search a person’s apartment (that’s “toss the...

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Try A Little Nastiness

Feb 15

Try A Little Nastiness

Oh, go ahead and do it! It’s my theory — and it’s only a theory, folks— that it’s very important to do small but nasty things on a regular basis. The thing is, if you don’t, then the nasty feelings build up and up, and at some point you’ll have to do something really, really nasty. Mean, even. If left unchecked, this situation could...

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WELCOME TO MY BLOG

Feb 14

WELCOME TO MY BLOG

They walk among us. Or to be more exact, we walk among us. We are the women of a certain age whose life experiences could, under normal circumstances, make us bitter. But what is normal these days, anyway? And why be bitter? There are other options . . . Hey, I could be bitter and then some. Failed relationships (and I’m not even counting the marriages), aging...

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