Politics is the most obvious symptom of a deep cultural divide in which the personal is not only political, but goes deep into our  emotions, intellect… and bodies. The results are insidious. I admit, I’m obsessed, too. It started so early, I wasn’t even aware of it. Not long after Mr. Frederick invented the inflatable…

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When I told him I would never marry again, I meant it. We were holding hands in a restaurant in Santa Barbara, Calif., on our first weekend away, and I was hiding my nerves behind the boldness of high heels and a garter belt. I wasn’t trying to bait the hook, or reel in the…

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Will Covid Kill the Bra? By Leslie Lehr November 3, 2020 Are you wearing a bra? I mean the kind with the metal fasteners that Mark Twain invented. You read that right. The strap with hooks that has been digging into our backs for the last century was invented by Twain, aka Samuel Clemens, in…

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