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Luxury or Necessity? The Freighted Symbolism of our New Rice Cooker
Among the many purchases we just made during our whirlwind trip back to the United...
Buying a Dress for a Funeral: Shopping as Prozac
Here's a dubious hallmark of getting older: learning how to dress for a funeral. It's...
Head Shots: The Joy of Feeling Professional
Yesterday I had some headshots taken for this blog. It was something I dreaded doing,...
Dolby Theatre
Missing the Oscars
I have a confession to make today: I'm sad. Very, very sad. I missed the...
The Gift That Says (and does!) It All
Via the fabulous website, Very Short List, I came across this incredibly clever faux-advertisement for...
Finding a Therapist (in London)
Yesterday I published a short essay in The Guardian Weekly about how hard it was...