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Eleanor Palacios  // Posts published by Eleanor Palacios

Blind Dates, Cramps & Other Excuses!

Blind Dates, Cramps & Other Excuses!

In my 61 years I have learned many things and have some good old-fashioned common sense. Send your questions to Eleanor@epochalips.com. Dear Battle Axe, I’m a professor at a State College in a major city, I have to say I am appalled at the excuses the students come up with for not attending class or […]

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Marga & the Battle Axe Do the Taco Taste Test

Marga & the Battle Axe Do the Taco Taste Test

A lot of people I know have never tried eating at a Taco Truck. It makes me wonder, do they question the quality? Do they hate to eat standing up? Is the term ‘Roach Coach’ lurking in the recesses of their mind? Where have they been? Street food is all the rage.  Hellooooo, don’t they […]

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28 Jan Posted by in • Ask a Battle-axe | Comments Off on Gyms, Sweat & Hairless Private Parts

Gyms, Sweat & Hairless Private Parts

Gyms, Sweat & Hairless Private Parts

In my 61 years I have learned many things and have some good old-fashioned common sense. Send your questions to Eleanor@epochalips.com. Dear Battleaxe, I go to Bikram Yoga and I always shower there because I sweat like a pig. Last time I was there, we were all naked and a woman looks over at another […]

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12 Jan Posted by in • Ask a Battle-axe | Comments Off on What is a Battle Axe?

What is a Battle Axe?

What is a Battle Axe?

What exactly is a battle axe and why do I consider myself one? Whatever it is, people always laugh when I say I have a column called “Ask A Battle Axe”. It’s clear that the term battle axe really tickles people’s fancy. Originally a battle axe was an axe used in battle. It was a […]

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01 Jan Posted by in • Ask a Battle-axe | Comments Off on Mullets, Flying Toenail Clippings and a Vibrator

Mullets, Flying Toenail Clippings and a Vibrator

Mullets, Flying Toenail Clippings and a Vibrator

In my 61 years I have learned many things and have some good old-fashioned common sense. Send your questions to Eleanor@epochalips.com. Dear Battle axe, I was traveling through California recently and I happened to see a woman sporting a mullet. You know, business in front and a party in back. How is it possible that […]

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Glazed and Confused

Glazed and Confused

Having explained how I judge my precious donuts (please review Battle Axe Tastin’ and a Tellin’ Part 1), I decided to include the following places based on what I read about them and what was recommended to me. They are as follows:  The Doughnut Plant in New York City, Dynamo Donuts in San Francisco, Randy’s […]

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More Sex & the Single Gal

More Sex & the Single Gal

In my 61 years I have learned many things and have some good old-fashioned common sense. Send your questions to Eleanor@epochalips.com. Dear Battleaxe, Do you think one can and should masturbate even into one’s senior years? I mean—with a partner or without—can the urgency still be there? Dear Inquisitive Senior, Good Goddess! Hell yeah! And […]

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10 Nov Posted by in • Ask a Battle-axe | Comments Off on Let’s Be Honest About Lesbian Birth Control

Let’s Be Honest About Lesbian Birth Control

Let’s Be Honest About Lesbian Birth Control

In my 61 years I have learned many things and have some good old-fashioned common sense. Send your questions to Eleanor@epochalips.com. Dear Battle Axe, Do you think most people are honest about their weight on their driver’s license or on any other official documents? Weightless in Woodside Dear Weightless, I would say as honest as […]

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Are Doughnuts the New Cupcake?

Are Doughnuts the New Cupcake?

I decided to take my knowledge and experience of life on a side route, a new venture called Tastin’ and a Tellin’. That’s right, it’s a Battle Axe culinary review of some of my favorite foods. First up, donuts! Donuts are an American staple and in some ways you shouldn’t mess with them. They have […]

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A Gaggle of Lesbians

A Gaggle of Lesbians

In my 61 years I have learned many things and have some good old-fashioned common sense. Send your questions to Eleanor@epochalips.com. Dear Battleaxe, I need help finding the perfect bra, I can never find anything that is comfortable. Am I the only one who hates the underwire bras? —Uncomfortable in Utica. Dear Uncomfortable, No, you […]

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