Category Archive: Lifestyle

How to Dress for Having a Family Picture Taken

Tomorrow is our dreaded annual tradition, when my amateur photographer friend and I attempt to take holiday pictures of our families.   I’ve been doing all my photo prep to look my best;… Continue reading

The Art of Giving the Perfect Hostess Gift

In the spirit of Festivus  and the “Airing of the Grievances” I am going to declare that I hate hostess gifts. What’s turned me bah humbug are years of receiving tokens that feel… Continue reading

Girl Jamzz

It was a wintry afternoon in 1989 and my roommate Eileen sat on the floor of our off-campus apartment eating a tube of raw Pillsbury chocolate chip dough with a plastic knife.  A… Continue reading