Parliament Lights
We try to buy cartons when we're in the Southern states because they're so cheap there and ideally that will last us for a while.
You can "name your own price," and often you can get something like a four-star hotel room for as little as $75. That means hot showers; big, comfy beds; and free breakfast!

Fig, my dog
She's a teacup Morkie [Maltese-Yorkie mix] who comes with me everywhere and boosts morale when we need it most.

My computer
I spend at least a third of my day on it, mostly watching TV and playing brain strategy games.

We have to stop about once an hour due to my obscene addiction.


Marnie Stern plays Friday, Nov. 5, at Mississippi Studios. 9 pm. $10 advance, $12 day of show. 21+.