Disavowing Barbie is a rite of passage?

“The types of mutilation are varied and creative, and range from removing the hair to decapitation, burning, breaking and even microwaving.” The CBC reported this week that, “many young girls like to mutilate and ‘torture’ Barbie dolls, including popping off their heads and microwaving them,” in order to bid farewell to their childhood. Read the […]

The Mystery of St. Francis

This is a true story and no names have been changed, as I have no interest in protecting the identities of those involved. I love them all, even Francis for the short time I knew him/her/it. R.I.P. A couple Wednesdays ago, Collin (the huz) and I meet up with Heather and Rich for some dinner […]

Have you ever had a Brazilian tongue?

Overheard at a holiday party. Room is silent. “Have you ever had a Brazilian tongue?” Room awakens: “WHAT?” “You know, down there. Down there, a Brazilian tongue, have you ever had one?” Brave soul: “Do you mean WAX? A Brazilian wax?” “Yeah, whatever, a wax. Because you know, I hate shaving. I hate it so […]

Simon says…

do this survey! SURVEY 1. Who are you? 2. Are we friends? 3. When and how did we meet? 4. Do you have a crush on me? 5. Would you kiss me? 6. Give me a nickname and explain why you picked it. 7. Describe me in one word 8. What was your first impression? […]

Non-smokers only!

I watched a documentary on a major US network a few months back about a company that decided to only employ non-smokers. Those who smoked were given notice about the decision and an opportunity to quit by a certain date. I think the majority of the smoking staff managed to cease smoking, minus a few […]

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