Tag Archive | body politics

“I’m NOT a Little Miss Makeup!”

“I’m NOT a Little Miss Makeup!” Apparently, that is what I once said to Just Mom, with all the righteous indignation a 3-year-old can muster, after she accused me of being a little mess-maker.  (Which I was not.  At all.  Never ever ever.) I have no recollection of that event, but I’ve spent the past […]

Riding the Roller Coaster of Life – Part II: Crest

If getting a layoff notice was a low point on the roller coaster, then getting engaged was definitely a high point. This post doesn’t focus on the actual engagement but, rather, on my forays into the wild and wacky world of wedding planning. Even before my fiancé and I announced our engagement*, I knew that […]