Category Archives: modeling

Fossils That I’ve Known

Time is a strange thing, especially when you run into men you had dates with decades ago. Peter, I’ll call him, was a suit my pal Tabitha fixed me up with way back when.  He’s so cool, I remember her … Continue reading

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When The Lettuce Turns

There’s an Italian expression my grandmother liked, when lettuce ceases to be edible…fachadda…meaning, the leaves are dead, shriveled…salad history, if you will. I had a week that left me, let’s just say, fachadda, in every area. It began with a job…a good … Continue reading

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The Weight

I watch struggling women all the time, spending their lives obsessed with their weight. I see them when I’m running, smothered in Spandex, a fabric that doesn’t breathe hoping   they look thinner, when all it does it accentuate their … Continue reading

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Old Models Never Die…They Just Hop A Cab To Their Plastic Surgeon

My face and I had a meeting that didn’t go too well.  We met in the bathroom in front of a three-way mirror to consult what has turned into Pompeii of the lower regions. My chin is headed south like … Continue reading

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And Then There Was Light

Home Depot has become the new Tiffany’s since it too is open for breakfast. Rather than Elsa Peretti you’ll find Black and Decker winking from the shelves. Hey girlie, come on over, I’ll show ya what I got. The other … Continue reading

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Strapped

This morning, while running, I met a group of young, dashing Europeans coasting down Harlem Hill.  Tall, dark, built like steeds, like a Polo commercial with a dash of Versace thrown in. Their lime green and French blue shirts lit … Continue reading

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A Good Summer Read

I like to read authors in threes, finding it’s the best way to get to know them, so discovering Steven Gaines on my library shelf, was quite a coup. Let’s start backwards with….Simply Halston, written in 1991 about the legendary … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Camille

I haven’t written about my glamorous pal lately, because I haven’t seen her, not since becoming besotted with a Cuban named Edmundo. It’s a pity when women get involved with a man, how they abandon everything else, like a heroin … Continue reading

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Running Down Your Money

I’ve been a freelancer for most of my life, which means, you don’t get an automatic paycheck at the end of the week. Your money comes in, incrementally, hopefully on the honor system. What does one do when that doesn’t … Continue reading

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What Is She Wearing?

I’m asked this a lot…what do I have on…where did it come from, and always have to laugh since I’m a collection of collectibles. Everything I own has a story. Let’s peruse my reading picture my pal Bill took.  We … Continue reading

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