White, White Sneakers — On the Cobbled Streets of Lisbon’s Baixa District

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Is it time to finally ditch those flashy, multi-colored cross trainers for ho-hum white sneakers? Are the footwear … [Read more...]

Spike Heels — Feminist? Feminine? Or Both?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Let's face it. Spike heels aren't much good for doing what real women do most days -- drive an SUV, stand in line at the … [Read more...]

One Broken Ankle, and Two Lives Grind to a Halt. Or, Why You Should Definitely Stop and Tie That Loose Shoelace

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Jon's got a broken ankle -- and a torn deltoid ligament. Life has ground to a halt for him. And for me. The orthopedic … [Read more...]

The Bride Said Yes to the Dress . . . The Mother-of-the-Bride Diaries Begin

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The woman said yes to The Dress. To the dress she'll be wearing on her wedding day. And with that, her mother -- that … [Read more...]

Wedding Wear: The Aunt Wore Black

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My niece’s wedding was just days away and I didn’t have a thing to wear. A beautiful, talented young woman was marrying a … [Read more...]