To Meet Their Gaze

I came across this picture of my four year old self when I was at my parent’s home a while back. I remember this moment, my birthday party, everyone singing happy birthday to me, stuck between being delighted and squirming at being the focus of the room. I didn’t know where to look, if I … Continue reading To Meet Their Gaze

Confessions of a Tall Woman

I am 72 and a half inches tall.  Not that anyone’s counting.  Actually, that’s not true. Seems like everyone’s counting. And commenting.  I am not exaggerating when I say that I get a comment from a stranger on my height on a weekly basis. Ranging from harmless: “Wow. You’re tall!” “How tall are you?” “Do … Continue reading Confessions of a Tall Woman