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.

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