Shopping for new spring clothes was a pre-Easter treat when I was a kid. My mother and grandmother would take my sister and me, and I can still remember the thrill of finding a perfect pair of patent leather shoes: white the first few years — and oh, the trauma of those first few scuff marks! — then shiny black when we hit the magically mature age of 8.
A beauty trend gaining traction on runways and magazine covers has spawned its own hashtag: #IWokeUpLikeThis. The "No-Makeup Look," as it’s called, is quick and easy, and the results are very pretty.
After we turn 50, it isn't unusual to get a bit out of shape. Too many of us, though, think that certain parts of our bodies are just supposed to be less toned, and not as strong.
In Season 3 of AMC's Mad Men, Betty Draper's father, Gene Hofstadt, moves in with the family. He and his granddaughter - the 9-year-old Sally Draper - soon bond over Edward Gibbons's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
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