Category Archives: Disorders

The Lure Of Gucci

And the shame of Michael Kors. Continue reading

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The Sadness Of Shoes

I scrolled by these shoes today and felt their sadness. They’re trying hard to look gay and festive and boho, but you can see right through that shaky facade. They are about to cry. I don’t know about you, but … Continue reading

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Amal Clooney Challenges Angelina Jolie To A Thin Arms Smackdown

Clotheshorse lawyer and handbag hoarder Amal Clooney has issued a challenge to rival Angelina Jolie in the Thin Arms Olympics. Wearing a priceless vintage YSL gown at the Berlin premiere of husband George Clooney’s new movie, Amal looked every inch … Continue reading

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The New 63

The New 63 is the same as the old 63, but with more resentment and defensiveness. I hesitated to write this post about my birthday, since my age would be off-putting to young people. Who cares what an old bag … Continue reading

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Weekend Hatefest

I’ll start with the word ‘pant’ in the picture above. Why can’t they use ‘pants’? The singular ‘pant’ is so grating, like ‘a red lip,’ which we all hate so robustly. I’m really struggling with existence. I’m looking for relief … Continue reading

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Thinking and Writing About Your Stuff

The other day, I dutifully checked in on the Ex Wife’s literary efforts, not just because I’m nuts but because they are so breathtakingly stupid. I always come away feeling both gratified and enraged. I can’t help it! She writes … Continue reading

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Botanica: A Field Trip

Remember going on field trips when you were a kid? It was a chance to get out the classroom, and it would an adventure. Not always a good one, but a diversion from the routine of school. Last week I … Continue reading

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Learning to Shut Up

The other night, I was upset by something someone had dropped into a phone conversation, and for hours afterward I struggled with the impulse to demand an explanation or retraction. By struggle, I mean I actually had to stop myself … Continue reading

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Big Black Boots

Years ago, I posed in these big black boots, aware that they looked stupid with the dress but probably thinking I was cool anyway. It was eight years ago and a whole other life. The boots are in my closet, … Continue reading

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Looking For My Group

In my desperation for contact with kindred spirits, I joined Meetup.com with the idea of finding a social group in my community that I could join. You punch in your zip-code and you’re presented with a bunch of categories to … Continue reading

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