Tag Archives: Disney Princess

C.J.’s Fall 2011 Collection

The women in my family can sew. For generations they have made their own clothes, quilts, costumes, pillows, tissue box covers, curtains, prom dresses, you name it. The talent was also passed on to my brother, Uncle Uncle, who once … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Insult My Son By Giving Him a Ken Doll

Nana Grab Bags really screwed up this time.  And, C.J. has to remind her at regular intervals so that she doesn’t forget her mistake. Yesterday afternoon she arrived at our house with two Easter baskets overflowing with ridiculousness, one for … Continue reading

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C.J. + John = Perfect Playdate

Two little boys at a park in South Orange County.  One is five years old, the other four.  Both, with Strawberry Shortcake in one hand, facing each other so that Ms. Shortcake can have a word with her clone.  Both … Continue reading

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Prince Charming E-mailed My Son

C.J. has received an e-mail from Prince Charming.  Yes, THE Prince Charming.  They had been going back and forth (with me, C.J.’s Mom, playing the part of loyal typist and secretary) since just before our big birthday trip to Disneyland. … Continue reading

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Falling Off the Boy Toy Wagon Into Girl Toy Heaven

It was like watching somebody come alive, watching a flower bloom, watching a rainbow cross the sky. It was the day C.J. discovered Barbie. Back story: Uncle Uncle and I had a bad Barbie addiction as children. It was tough … Continue reading

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