May 2012 archive

The Body Public, Part III

At my high school, one of the senior perks was that we could park our cars in a special reserved lot close to the school (the better to stumble into chapel just barely on time in the mornings). One day during a free period, one of my classmates came into the senior lounge looking upset. […] Read more…

The Body Public, Part II

What’s the line between a compliment and an unwelcome invasion of privacy? *     *     *     *     * I got catcalled for the first time when I was 9 or 10 years old. Some childhood memories are vague for me, and when they suddenly spring to mind it’s nostalgic and sweet and nice.  The smell of […] Read more…

The Body Public, Part I

Hey y’all. I want to veer away from the frills and the food to talk a little about the bodies wearing said frills. I have lots of thoughts (shocker), so I’m breaking it up into parts. I’m primarily going to cite personal experiences as examples. In many cases, I am very, very fortunate that these […] Read more…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Okay, Time Warner, I forgive you a little bit, because my internet is working again, but only a little bit, because it started working on its own without your help. Ice cream for everyone except you. David Lebovitz’s is one of my very favorite cooking blogs. He lives in Paris (swoon), he’s a majorly accomplished […] Read more…

Quick Update, while the internet lasts

Time Warner Cable is toying with me, but while I briefly have internet connection, I wanted to let you know that I’ve updated the Lingerie Dictionary post to include a photo gallery that identifies all the different styles I reference in the text.  Enjoy! Read more…

Victoria’s Secret: A Rant

In middle and high school, I attended an all-girls Episcopal school. It was very small, everyone knew everyone, and at some point you were going to have had a sleepover with almost everyone else. Not at once, obviously, no one lived in a castle, but still. We got around. God, that still sounds wrong. Writing: […] Read more…

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