Tuesday, May 18, 2004

      ( 8:51 AM ) teahouse
The Perils of Living Alone

I'm so uncoordinated and klutzy; I absolutely can't dress myself.

When I had a Boy, and he would stay over, he'd always zip my dress for me in the morning, or button the top clasp.

I miss that.

Yesterday I couldn't get my shirt cuffs buttoned. I had to go to work with the cuffs unbuttoned and flapping, and ask my secretary to button them for me.

Of course, a partner walked by and gave us a strange look.

Yes, I am a full grown woman, and yes, they do permit me to practice law in the State of New York. Even though I have to be dressed like a child.

Maybe I need child-proof clothes, like remember those moon boots when you were a kid, the ones that had no difference between left and right, and could be pulled on by 4-year-old hands?

This lawyer needs a whole wardrobe like that.



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THIRTYSOMETHING (!!) year old Asian American New Yorker, lawyer, amateur musician, curious girl taking a bite out of the Big Apple. Don't mess with me - I'm short and I look demure, but I carry a big purse. And I've just embarked on the journey of married life in Manhattan.

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