• Humor

    Billie Holiday is a woman.

    My last first date was 15 years ago. Good. First dates are awkward. You’re being judged. You’re judging. Everything you do and say is taken into consideration – what you wear, how you speak, maybe even how you smell. Am I pretty enough? Did my comment about whiskey make me sound like an alcoholic? Say something witty. Talk. Say something. Anything. I should tell him how I almost died in a  flood last night. Wait, don’t be dramatic. Ok, he’s funny. He pointed out we’re both shy. That’s cute.  15 years later, I still wonder if I’m pretty enough. I still dress up for dates. I curl my hair and I wear heels.…