Stand and Salute published in Fat Tuesday, 1995
I pledge allegiance
to dogs that love spaghetti,
Nat King Cole’s voice,
books that take me someplace… 64 more words
This piece was first published in this month’s issue of India Currents magazine. Weigh in–I’d love to hear your thoughts!
Amidst all the chatter and marketing gimmicks that make up Mother’s Day celebrations, I came across a quote by Ralph Lauren, which said, “My wife Ricky has accomplished so much in her life, but being a mother has always come first.” In this seemingly simple sentence, a globally-renowned fashion icon and figure of our times placed a giant emphasis on motherhood, simultaneously outranking his spouse’s other accomplishments as a human being. 990 more words