aunt lila

Dreams, I do?

March 25, 2019

I’ve been invited to a wedding in Paris! Well, near Paris, but definitely in France; I adore France. One of my bonus-nieces is getting married this summer, and I would quite like to be there. I love her, and as I said, j’adore France. But if I am to attend, I will need some help, [...]

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Why we are anti-bah-humbug

November 26, 2011

Dear Spencer, We have the rare good fortune of having a large, loving family. This is why you have so much excitement about Christmas. Our family has a collection of holiday traditions, many of them long-standing. Because the way we “do” Christmas is what you have always known, I suppose it is difficult to imagine [...]

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Aunt Lila’s Hacks for Life

November 16, 2011

Always leave interesting terms or questions in your search engine window. You never know who will see this or when–and how it will reflect on you. Might as well stack the deck in your favor. Or, amuse the viewer. Terms to avoid include ones such as: hemorrhoid cures, scabies, bad breath, cheap brake jobs, little [...]

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