Bow Down

When I assigned this story about Medieval Times Orlando's first queen, taking over from a 30+-year history of kings, I didn't know whether the actor stepping up to the throne would have much to say about feminism. To my relief and delight, it turns out that the new queen is a badass queer burlesque dancer, …

Home Sweet Former Home

I didn't have enough words to include everything I love about my old neighborhood, the MiMo District in Miami's Upper East Side. There's the 1920s and 1930s homes, the always-open sushi joint Moshi Moshi, retro fashions of Fly Boutique, the yoga sessions at Legion Park. It's been over a year since we moved to Broward, …

Steelers vs. Sweets

The Fisherman and I have embarked upon our own inter-marriage Biggest Loser Challenge. The person who's lost the most of their body weight by percentage at the end of August wins, and not just bragging rights, either. We're playing for the right to attend the regular season NFL game of our choice (assuming there still …

You’re welcome

Hey, remember that time I went to Vino e Olio and was surprised to find amazing food beneath all the glam? The "naked ravioli" was one of the most amazing things I tried, and Short Order has the recipe. Game = changed.