July 18, 2010



I’m an enthusiastic list-maker:  “Things to Accomplish Before the In-Laws Arrive,” “Books to Read,” “Summer Salad Recipes to Try,” “Ways I Could Be A Less Bad Person ...”

Still, I cannot imagine the kind of adult who makes a list of people to tattle on.  The type of...

August 16, 2009

I wasn’t eager to visit the Bible Belt due to its reputation for fundamentalists and bigots, especially since we’ve got those at home.  But the big regional differences turned out to be humidity and rain.

Arriving in Louisville, Ky., we just missed a storm that brough...

November 23, 2008

The downtown neurosurgeon's waiting room needed a style makeover but at least the magazines were current and they had The New Yorker.

My husband Chris and I waited for my appointment; another couple waited as well.  The other woman didn’t look so different from me:  r...

February 18, 2008

I’m looking at a photo of Chris Buttars and he looks like he has just been served a dog poop burrito.  Really, like he has just taken a big bite of it.  I can't recall a nastier expression on a human being.  He’s wearing a look of pure, thorough disgust.  If you don't...

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All of Barb Guy's columns appear here. There are 159 of them, beginning in 2003 and ending in 2013. The newest one is on top and you can work your way backwards if you like.

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