Tag: fashion

…On the Evils of Spandex

They hit me again yesterday: ALL THE REASONS I HATE SPANDEX. Usually, my hatred for Spandex (Lycra, elastane) is reserved for those rare moments when I darken the doorway of a gym. There does not exist a single item of workout clothing that does not contain Spandex, and the […]

My Inner Comedienne’s Death by Budget

I find my Inner Comedienne laid out in mortuary fashion atop my toothbrush, holding a sad plastic lily in her hands. Each of her closed eyelids is painted with a comedic “x”, by which I deduce she is either sleeping or dead. It’s late, and, to be quite honest, I haven’t seen her […]

Honey, I’m HOME!

So Mother Hen has taken a bit of a leave of absence this past month, but with the steady stream of posts appearing daily on your readers, I feel pretty certain my absence has been a welcome reprieve for you all! But, guess what? I’M BAAAAAACK! So… what […]

HH and the Hot Yeti

HH and I have a long history of music analysis. This is not to say, however, that it is all serious debate – quite often, HH’s inner 14-year-old comes out to play, and he rewrites the lyrics just for fun. Tonight, “Shining Light” by Ash was playing in […]

Woulda, Shoulda, Couldn’t

Wanting and doing are two different things, And cash in the bank is what thriftiness brings! But rainy day savings can hardly compare With a new pair of shoes I am longing to wear Today, not tomorrow! Must I beg, steal or borrow? I look, I lust, I […]