Wanna run faster and stronger? Kick off your shoes, say some.
I can’t stop laughing. The salesman at REI looks at me skeptically, as if he and everyone he knows already own shoes that make them look like they have Muppet feet. But come on. These are ridicu ...
Yes, I know. The past few days, rain has been punishing Portland the way my aunt once punished my cousin when he threw the contents of his diaper all over the kitchen floor. Gross. But in Oregon, April showers bring more May showers, and then some sunshine! If...
Calling all ladies: When was the last time you looked at your boobs? I mean, really looked? Not for any prurient purposes, but, you know. To look for breast cancer. In an event that is stunning in its sensibleness, underwear manufacturer Wacoal...More
Even though I was born and raised in Virginia, I was never a little Southern lady. I was more a little Southern punk-ass. It's only now, years after leaving, that I realize: All Southern ladies are just a little punk-ass. How else to explain those hats that dotted every summer Sunday...
The amazing true adventures of America’s first lady!
Vancouver, Wash.-based publisher Bluewater Productions has garnered a lot of attention from CNN and Fox News for its Female Force series, featuring women like Hillary Clinton. So it’s no surpris ...
There are very few things that would make me trek down from Portland to Eugene on a sunny Friday afternoon, when I should be relaxing in a beer garden. Following a rainbow to a pot of gold is one, and David Sedaris at the Hult Center for the P...More
It's always a dubious enterprise when marketers join forces with environmentalists. It seems kind of deceptive. Being a responsible consumer doesn't mean "buying lots of stuff from people who will donate money." It means: Buying less stuff. Preferably, none at all.
Still. If you're going to buy high-end body lotion anyway, you might as well buy it from a company who is going to dona...