3 years ago | Random Ephemera
She pulls out the well-used case and lays out her make-up and brushes with the precision of a surgeon – mascara, foundation, blush, eye shadow, eyeliner … no, STOP, no eyeliner. It’s daytime and her appearance has to withstand the harsh glare of d...
4 years ago | Random Ephemera
I came across an article on the Internet recently discussing whether or not calling the family cat or dog a “pet” should be considered politically incorrect. The article, “Journal of Animal Ethics: Banning Common Words That Describe Pets and Other...
6 years ago | Design
I want a new headboard. I've been looking for a while now. I'm not sure exactly what kind I want, but I'll know it when I see it. In point of fact, I've seen lots of headboards I like and lots of headboards in my price range; I just haven't...
If Who's On First, What's On Second: A Post-Ike Diary Documenting One Family's Attempt To Get Past First Base With The Houston Housing Authority10 years ago
Ike's anniversary is coming up, an event which will be well-covered locally. We're doing out part with the September 10 issue; until then we'll be posting some Ike-related items to whet the appetite.In the 1950s the famous comedy team of Abbott an...