What can YOU say in six sentences?
And after hand me down?
When I began to break out of that me-as-mini-version-of-my-mother?
Hooped petticoats, fed with faux-whalebone strips to stand out like a lampshade, space between hem and thigh filled with flounced and ruffled netting.…Continue
Keep it simple, the clerk said, so I took off the scarf and the bangle bracelets,
exchanged the three inch spikes for a low heeled suede that matched the dress.
She smiled, and waited; I removed three rings, the nose ring, the ear studs (all six of them),
and the tennis bracelet.
She nodded encouragingly; Ah, I thought.
Getting into the spirit of it all, I discarded the sparkly pin and another ring; and then she reached…Continue
Report in today’s paper claims that