I ran across Just Joan’s blog a month (or so) ago and she made me laugh, laugh, laugh at a time when I really needed laughter. You will love her parodies of classic poems and poetic forms. Start with “Letting it All Hang Out” and move through more of her posts. Prepare for lots of laughter. Enjoy!
I’ve always taken a “comfort first” attitude toward clothing. I supposed I would outgrow my disdain for pantyhose and other constricting items as I moved into adulthood, but just the opposite has happened. I will contend that bras have their place, but they’re the first garment to be shed when I bust (pun intended!) through the front door. My maiden voyage on the “SS Foundation” occurred some years ago. I attended a work function wearing a “body shaper” under my dress. Like magic, it sculpted the area between my boobs and my knees into an hourglass.
I couldn’t breathe, but that turned out to be the least of my problems. During the 15-minute intermission, every woman in attendance made
a beeline for the restroom – a veritable throng of ladies clamoring for two measly stalls. Wrestling oneself in and out of a body shaper takes however long it takes, even if a full-blown mutiny is in…
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