How to Live Without Insurance 

I don't know how people functioned back when you had to pay out of pocket for the doctor who came to the aid of Little Jimmy, frail from the consumption. I get the feeling that car insurance, health insurance, bundled homeowners policies and the rest are new on the scene. And they are crippling the … Continue reading How to Live Without Insurance 


The Butt of the Benefits 

I write a lot about aging it seems. I am surrounded by the aging and the aged and while no one is disillusioned about turning the clock back everyone has something they will pay out the nose to maintain. For me it's wrinkle prevention at $40 a jar. For some women it's tying their boobs … Continue reading The Butt of the Benefits 

Learning to Accept Compliments

One of the things that I have noticed is that people, women especially, are really bad at accepting compliments. I think it stems from the collective idea that you can't be happy with yourself. You're spectacular, own that shit. And I understand that it may feel awkward at first but use some of the responses … Continue reading Learning to Accept Compliments