Tag Archive | growing up

tiny dancer

What did you want to be when you grew up? When I was a kid, the possibilities were without limit — an astronaut, a magician, a¬†fire fighter, a pilot, a millionaire, a movie star, Mary Ann — oops, went off on a tangent there. But the answers were as clear as the options we colored […]

when i grow up

While still trying to figure out who I want to be when I grow up, there are a number of women who make me want to say, “I’ll have what she’s having.” First up, Jane Fonda. Seriously, have you seen that woman on the red carpet? She’s absolutely stunning, to say nothing of her talent […]


If you’re of a certain age and grew up in a certain time and place (let’s say 1960s suburbia), there’s a good chance that your mom’s kitchen included Pyrex mixing bowls of a certain pattern. In our house, it was the turquoise and white bowls of graduated sizes featuring a farmer-and-his-wife design (little-girl me always […]