Oct 2, 2009

Girls School

Call me unconventional.I loved school. Especially Catholic School.The More House School for Girls.Girls only.Plenty of girls. Being girls.Bright, brilliant, clever, ever-so-often naughty girls. The More House School was uniform-free.A style forum for 11 year olds just down the road from Beauchamp Place and around the corner from Harrods . The curriculum included Latin, French, Spanish, […]

Sep 30, 2009

Be Nice

I’m often asked, Why don’t more people do yoga? Buy a mat. Roll it. The Black Mat, standing seven feet and weighing in at more than 7lbs! Shove it in a bag. Schlepp it. Negotiate steps, the subway, a bus, a bicycle, concrete. Day in and day out. Weeks. Months Years. To wear or not too […]

Jul 15, 2009

Shopping for Dollars

It’s my fault. I told a friend we’d meet in the Sunglass Department at  Century 21. She was late. That’s her fault. I pass the time trying on discounted designer frames. Slipping high-end handbags over my shoulder. Totally my fault. Century 21 – where you look for stuff you don’t need until you just can’t […]

Jun 28, 2009

Get Sunny

Don’t let a gray day color you gray. Or blue. Paint your nails sun-shiny. I just did. It’s a cheap trick. But it makes me happy. They say it’s the little things. In 1970, Mom got me my first-ever yellow nail polish. As for the green she gave my older sister, I made off with […]