What IS a Dame?

What IS a Dame?

Dametown is a place where dames are celebrated, appreciated, advocated, venerated, illuminated, cultivated, stimulated, instigated, sometimes exonerated. This begs the question, “So, what IS a dame?” As Justice Potter Stewart famously said about...
Blood is Thicker Than Daughter

Blood is Thicker Than Daughter

You take it for granted. Knowing where you came from, how you came to be in the world, where you got that laugh or why your legs are so hairy. Maybe it doesn’t seem like a big deal, but for me and lots of other adoptees, not knowing who and where you came from is a...
Want Romance? Dig Ditches, Buy Underwear

Want Romance? Dig Ditches, Buy Underwear

It’s not often that Philosophy, fancy lingerie, and mass transit collude to bring about romance. But they, and a cast including Monty Python, Martin Luther King, God, and an urbane jewel thief, at least once brought together two wildly mismatched souls.  It all...