Dear Karl Lagerfeld, Kiss My Plus Size Ass!

Dear Karl,Obviously your "art" is more important to you than anything else.  How vacuous, how narcissistic, how stupid.  Perhaps you might emerge from your skinny, black wearing, ego-centric bubble?  You, with your celebrity are more responsible than the average citizen for the well-being of our daughters.  My husband & I have lain awake nights wondering when the next time our child might eat will be......SO, kiss my plus sized, blooming, ass!  Love,Patricia, mother of 3, artist, feminist, writer....more

Time to Bloom

Hi, I am an almost 42 year old woman.  Funny, I almost said girl, and then I caught myself...oh how time flies!  It's my birthday next week.....42!!!!!! Wowwww.  I mean, I just got married, didn't I?  Oh right, that was 14 years ago.  Fourteen years that went by in a flash.  Had my first baby at 29, and here I am, 12 milk soaked years later....more

I'm up again....

Hi....I am a 41 year old woman.  Mother of 3....wife....artist....stay at home mom & total insomniac.  It is a the very least, difficult to parent 3 young children when you are like me.  I feel all the time, that I fail them, my children, I mean.  I know, I know, lots of moms feel this....bu why?  I know that for me, the issue is complex, there are many layers indeed, of crap piled on crap of ideas & notions that I've picked up along the way, that contribute to my insecurity. ...more