Two Stories for Friday A Real Beauty I was at the beauty supply store trying not to commit suicide over the extraordinary cost of the shampoo and conditioner I “should” be using when I was approached by one of the women who work there. Woman: Do you have a sister? Kate: No. Woman: But you
Monthly Archives: February 2011
Following my ladies of leisure lunch on Friday, Pen and I hit Abbot Kinney for a little wistful window shopping. Wistful not because we couldn’t afford some of the offerings, but because we realized that everything required far more style than either of us had. Naturally, this led back to the “Precise Girls” post and
One of the best things about Los Angeles is the ability to find excellent restaurants with outside seating to take advantage of 74 degree February days. Now, I know that many of my readers located in the Midwest and East Coast have just moved on to a new page, but I did not mean this
I had an ongoing fantasy as a kid that I would someday become one of the “Precise Girls”. You’ve seen them: clothes are perfectly tailored and starched, jewelry is appropriate (and on), hair has never known a flyaway. I tried. I really tried. I owned Lisa Birnbach’s “The Official Preppy Handbook”. I even read it.
As an award-winning blogger (shhhh—let’s live with the delusion a bit longer), I feel like I should be imparting daily words of wisdom. Somehow “relationships suck” is not going to cut it anymore. Unfortunately, I have no profound wisdom. I don’t even have vaguely logical wisdom. I do, however, continue to be mystified that anyone
I received an email letting me know that this blog has been named among the 50 Best Relationship Blogs (I’m #7 in the main list) by Guide to Online Schools. Clearly, I do not deserve this… particularly since I haven’t written consistently in ages. However, they have called me “witty” and I think we all