Not My Favorite Things

Things to NOT be thankful for: 1) Fashion trends a. cold shoulder style–an excuse for manufacturers to reduce fabric costs while maintaining retail prices–see also slits in sleeves and flutter sleeves b. hi-lo hemlines–who wants to look at the unfinished inside of your skirt? c. “stretch” in every single garment–Talbots I’m looking at you. d.asymmetrical […]

Keep Your Mango Out of My Martini

Last night it was rainy, dark, and windy‚Ķthe perfect time to get out of your wet clothes and into a dry martini, as Robert Benchley classically observed. Since I was in my mid-twenties, after spending the teething phase of my drinking life dabbling in frozen margaritas, strawberry daiquiris, and fuzzy navels, my libation of choice […]