Dear Friends, When my family moved to the boro from Hawaii in 1989, we didn’t know what we were in store for. Dad says he knew he would like it because the town was talking about putting in a bypass because it sometimes took people – wait for iiiiiiiiiiittt – a full 15 minutes to… Continue reading Cultural Holidays
Dear Friends, The other night I came home from Starbucks and texted three friends, saying, “Girls, next time I get it in my head that having coffee with an ex is a good idea, someone please knock me out and lock me in a room until I come to my senses. I may have cried… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving
Dear Friends, When I was in high school, I once bought a B-cup bra assuming I would grow into it. It was pretty, and they didn’t have it in my size, but like Polly and her quest for treats, I was ever hopeful. Alas, to this day the lovely little thing has never been worn.… Continue reading Things That Are Small
Dear Friends, Sooooo… the election happened. Now we don’t have to watch or listen to any campaign commercials for at least a few months. And that’s all I have to say about that in this venue. Surgery ALSO happened last week and so far seems to have been successful. The surgeon was apparently quite proud… Continue reading Nursing Wounds… Zing!
Dear Friends, Today’s theme song comes to us from the suggestion box, courtesy of a hilarious friend and one-time colleague: Pump Up the Jam by Technotronic. The big day (no pun intended…?) is finally upon us! Operation Inflate-A-Boob is slated to commence in the 10am hour. If memory serves, the tissue expander placement is a… Continue reading Inflation Nation
Dear Friends, Last year, when I hoped in vain that we could all stop talking about my boobs, one of you generously established LOTAB – Lesbians Opposed to Talking About Boobs – at great personal cost. Actually, I don’t know if it was a loss to her or not… she may be more of an… Continue reading Vote… Because Cancer
Dear Friends, Despite the Dave Matthews Band reference in the title, I have a new musical obsession. His name is Gallant, and he conveniently also provides today’s theme song, Weight in Gold. It somehow evokes a feeling I’ve been carrying for most of the year. Let’s focus just on this week for now, though. And… Continue reading So Much To Say