Urban Hippie / dry cleaning

  • Dry cleaning conviction and cancer

    The name of the blog is Urban Hippie and sometimes I am more Urban than Hippie.  I like modern conveniences. I like "services" that the city provides. I like dropping of my husband's shirts and my dresses to my very friendly dry cleaner and having them come back pressed and beautiful with no effort from me whatsoever. However, this weekend as I removed my organic silk dress from its plastic wrapping and was bombarded with the smell of chemical solvent, I was convicted. My ORGANIC SILK dress reeked of chemicals. Do you not find that as ironic as I do?...

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