Last August, I did something completely new for me. Something independent, even a little bit risky. I went camping, in a tent, on a stretch of wild beach, with no cell phone access, by myself. Emphasis on BY MYSELF. SOLO. It was fantastic.
Here’s a dirty little secret that many women aren’t willing to share: we aren’t all neat freaks. Despite my mother’s best training and ongoing exasperation, I am one of them.
Imagine that some wish-granting genie has stepped out of your dreams and into your living room, where you’ve been reading about famous and accomplished people while the TV bleats on in the background. “I’ve come to grant you a wish,” the genie says. “You can go back to any previous point in your life and […]