Life (Un)Complicated, Uncategorized

A Letter to My Little Sister

Dear Rue, Where should I begin? I guess I could go all the way back, back to the day I got dressed up in a pretty pink dress, walked into the hospital room and saw you, red and wrinkly, sleeping in a little, clear crib. I guess I could start there, but our story is… Continue reading A Letter to My Little Sister

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Letters to a Daughter, Uncategorized

Pretty Dresses

May 1995 The cramped salon is full of excited, talkative teenagers and their overbearing mothers. The chattering sound of gossip fights to be heard over the hair driers, chiming timers and swooshing sink water. Frazzled stylists work quickly, trying to stay calm as they time out the next wash, blow-out and updo in their heads.… Continue reading Pretty Dresses