• Seattle

    City View: Seattle

    I’ve wanted to move to Seattle since roughly three weeks after “Singles” was released. Somehow, it never happened. So, for the last…fuuuuuuuck, thirty years, I guess, I’ve hung onto Seattle just “being there” for whenever I decided to get off my ass and move there and, you know, marry Steve. (If you don’t know who Steve is, then you should not even be reading this post.) I had eyeballed 2019 as “The Year I STFU and Move to Seattle Already” but, fortunately for me, my company laid me off, and the 2019 plan moved up by about 8 months. So, for the first time ever, thirty years after I first…

  • Hawaii,  HussySpots,  Kauai,  Oahu

    The Hussy List: Hawaii

    You will say "Aloha" and "Mahalo" and you will like it. "Aloha" is not an affectation. It’s like when French people in France say "bonjour". Yeah, it sounds romantic and adorable -- but it is also just how they fucking say hello. It’s not weird, it’s not wrong. It just is. Embrace it.

  • Hawaii,  Kauai

    Island View: Kauai

    The last time I was in Kauai, I was maybe eleven years old, and I was far more interested in the Go-Go’s and Duran Duran than a lush, tropical island filled with flowers and birds and…ewwwww, nature. But my parents, and my friend June’s parents, were likely just thinking of themselves when they booked this joint trip to Kauai.  So what I’m saying is, I don’t remember it at all, and so this trip in particular wherein I am staying in Kauai for fifteen days, I am treating as if it is the first trip to Kauai, because I’m a grown-ass lady and I know what I want.  But let’s…