Tag Archives: motherhood

Two More Suicides: An Open Letter to My Daughters

 Adrienne’s College Graduation Day from Duke University, Mother’s Day 2014 My girls, I love you so much. As you both know, there were two separate suicides this past weekend involving Duke University students. I cannot begin to understand why this keeps happening. I do not know these kids. Agee, I know you knew one of them and I am very… Read more »

Sending My Baby Off to College

I sent my first baby off to college three years ago just a few months after her dad (who is also my husband…in this day of divorce I feel like I need to clarify; isn’t that sad?) was diagnosed with colon cancer.  I have to admit that it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be.  Here’s why: 1) … Read more »

Cul de Sac Feminism and the Third Wave: A Guest Post

Today’s post, “Cul de Sac Feminism and the Third Wave,” is brought to you by my daughter, Adrienne.  She is a columnist for The Chronicle at Duke University.  She writes about an experience she had in our neighborhood last week when she was home for spring break and how it made her realize there is a missing link in feminism… Read more »

Runway Modeling 101: How to Show Up to the Fitting

Since I am returning to the runway this weekend after a 21 year hiatus, I have found it funny (and a huge relief) that everything I used to do is coming back to me.  I thought I would share some runway modeling basics for those of you who might be interested in discovering what really goes on behind-the-scenes or for those of you… Read more »

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reunion: Part I

Here we go!  Part one of three of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reunion. I have been watching all of the Real Housewives since the beginning. (I gave up on Real Housewives of Atlanta a couple of seasons ago because it was way too raunchy.) I have a feeling this reunion is going to be one for the memory books. There was a… Read more »