With a Little Luck You’ll Live Long Enough to Breed Flies in Your Attic

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Back in 1987 old age seemed a long ways away. Strike that, old age seemed like something that would never happen to … [Read more...]

For One Night I Was Important Again. Thank You Armistead Maupin

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I was popular. No, it was better than that. For one magical evening, I was important. Important! People were coming up to … [Read more...]

Surprise! Here’s What I Wore to My Daughter’s Wedding

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The votes were in. I'd asked for help deciding what to wear to my daughter's wedding. And some of my readers were kind … [Read more...]

Mother-of-the-Bride Dress: What, Oh, What Do I Wear to My Daughter’s Wedding?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Here they are, the final four candidates for my mother-of-the-bride dress. None of the four fully obscures the … [Read more...]

Gray Hairs. Wrinkles. And Kids Who Won’t Stop Growing Up

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, Dec. 23, 1990 When I look in the mirror, I see wrinkles. I see gray hairs. This is good. This very … [Read more...]