Julia Lee Gillen

Under the Rug: Black Lace and Barbie Doll Heads Julie Gillen Author

Under the Rug: Black Lace and Barbie Doll Heads features 91 humor columns that expose the crumbs under the rug and celebrate the secret denominators of life. From blackberry cobblers to blackest-crow babies to a baby named Lonesome Dove... from Mama's purple yarrow to William Faulkner's white iris bulbs... from Granny-made quilts out of cotton dresses to Granny with an X-rated Midnight Cowboy... from tree frogs at funerals to butter in tubes... from unsolicited preanny with an X-rated Midnight Cowboy... from tree frogs at funerals to butter in tubes... from unsolicited preachers and Girl Scout ruin to purchasing Weenie-in-a-bottle--this book guarantees real life and a hysterically skewed, yet honest, vision of it. read more