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A Case of the Human Condition

I’m Barbara Falconer Newhall and I’ve got an incurable Case of the Human Condition. And since you do too, I’m counting on you to laugh and cry along with me as I riff on life as we know it . . . Below you'll read about my creaky, old fifties house, my forays into home gardening, my shopping stories, my spectacularly low-fashion wardrobe -- and more.

A Case of the Human Condition: In Your Face Orchids

Stupendously, outrageously beautiful orchids.


Mad Men Exposes the ’60s Girdle — But Will She Get It Off in Time?

You can’t fool me. I know a girdle when I see one. A stewardess on Mad Men did a strip tease — but how was she going to get that girdle off without turning hot sex into farce?


A Case of the Human Condition: He Never Called Me Back . . . Why?

The book’s cover was fuchsia, its title blunt: “Why He Didn’t Call You Back.” Just what I needed years ago when I was young and single and wondering why so many guys would take me out once or twice — then disappear without explanation. Gone. Evaporated. Poof.


A Case of the Human Condition: More Sunset Drama Over Lake Michigan

More sunset drama over Lake Michigan.


A Case of the Human Condition: Sunset Over Lake Michigan

This is Lake Michigan at sunset from a sweet place in southern Michigan called Union Pier. I took this photo while hanging out at the beach with college friends.