Category Archives: women

The art of the cart

Shopping for something needed is not shopping. This is restocking. Shopping with a companion is not shopping. This is socializing in motion. Shopping to buy something is not shopping. This is known as spending. As those adroit at the art … Continue reading

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Sodality Strong

During the 1960s within Immaculate Conception high school in Elmhurst, the Sodality of Our Blessed Virgin Mary was having an image problem among girl students, which was the only gender allowed to join. Girls didn’t sign up voluntarily. The Sisters … Continue reading

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Big foot

Female shoes have taken a disturbing turn toward gigantic. Quizzical. Once, platforms on shoes that inched you up adapted the uneven gait for a person suffering with a club foot. Once, high heels embraced the arch of a lady’s foot … Continue reading

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Raising funs

During a fund raising event last night, I sat at a round table eating nibbly food with people I didn’t know so I tried to get to know one or two: Rose and her daughter whose name I don’t know. … Continue reading

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Best tressed

Today, in Chicago, I saw three women sitting together on the sofa at the hair salon I visited for a hair cut.  You could tell they were friends because their knees touched and they all looked the same amount of … Continue reading

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Snow White

I casually am acquainted with a woman whose hair is snow white, like a bunny-fur muff, like a June cloud, like pearls. She dyes her hair carrot orange, like an Arizona sunset, like faded rust, like the chubby fruit called … Continue reading

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