Tuesday, September 29, 2009

"The strongest noose is made of silk..."

"I read in SELF that the strongest noose is made of silk. But that was in an article from last year, so here’s what I’m wondering: Does that still “hold up” today?
Donna Doogan, Duluth"

I enjoyed this piece at The Awl, Letters to the Editor of Woman's Magazines, With Edith Zimmerman. Edith also writes a blog full of tiny, peculiar stories, rich with lines like this:

"And I would ask for a simple dress, but I would also ask that every other dress in the world be just a little simpler."