Je suis Bill Bryson (and Robert Redford isn’t)

  Okay, I’m not really Bill Bryson. Obviously. But if I could magically become the female version of a beloved male writer, I would choose to be known far and wide as Bill Bryson’s funny female counterpart. (I’ll get to the Robert Redford reference in a minute.) If you haven’t read books by Bill Bryson, I’m going to suggest that you give this essay a … Continue reading Je suis Bill Bryson (and Robert Redford isn’t)

Downton Abbey inspires sound advice on sex

I shouldn’t be one to call the kettle black, being a chunky gal myself. But I feel compelled to offer further proof that Matthew on “Downton Abbey” is, indeed, putting on a little sympathetic baby weight . . . and Mary isn’t even pregnant yet. For the uninitiated, “Downton Abbey” is simply the single most important series currently on television, with the possible exception of … Continue reading Downton Abbey inspires sound advice on sex