Ta-Dah for the Ta Tas

My friend Trina would have loved the second annual Based on a True Titty variety show, especially when the burlesque dancer Missmagnolia’s purple pasty landed on my mother. Aside from the all-in-good-fun atmosphere, which combined poetry, music, dancing, and humor, the event once again raised both breast cancer awareness and money for the Trina Fund. [...]

What is real? Honoring the profound, abiding beauty of the soul

What is real? Honoring the profound, abiding beauty of the soul

Some cultures choose November to celebrate the eternal and transitory nature of the human soul. With optimistic hospitality, they build small altars offering traditional gifts and familiar décor, believing the soul returns annually for a brief period to visit the humans it left behind. I like to think that's true. Who wouldn't want to spend a cool autumn evening [...]