Today’s series of WhatsApp messages from my traveling husband started with: I have no idea why I just bought the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for my wife. But bought I did, as requested. You might ask: Why, exactly, is a 50-year-old modestly dressed mom requesting only this one thing on her husband’s return from the… Read More You Got It Right, Sports Illustrated
A monumental moment Such a brief one Without a single spoken word But so profound In the works for many years Standing before the mirror about to don a long-abandoned shirt She paused Looked herself in the eye And said To that woman who has taken so much beating So much berating, belittling, damning… Read More In Front of the Mirror, Today
This morning, my dress and I had a prolonged, ugly battle. It wanted to be worn. And I wanted to wear it. But did I look too fat? Would people think that I was pregnant (I’m not) and gossip behind my back? Would I feel self-conscious all day? And the dress yelled, and cajoled and… Read More Do I Look Fat In This Dress?
I’m always amazed by the tapes that play in my head. This morning, I was taking pictures of Yakir to show Josh (who was already at work) the funny bed head Yakir had (yes, this is what we do to fill our time). So darn cute…bed head and all And while I was taking these… Read More Dancing Through the Wrinkles
I have never, ever written about a topic of this sort, but I felt compelled today. I’m not an obsessive fan of Kate Middleton’s, but I do enjoy watching what she wears and how she carries herself with dignity. And I was thrilled to see her outside of the hospital yesterday showing off the baby.… Read More Post Baby-Bump Beauty