It should be obvious to anyone who meets me that I am a graduate of the Wendy Ward Charm School program.
Key word: should.
Reality: No one will ever mistake me for either Miss Manners or America’s Next Top Model. Wendy Ward fail.
Two things from my sojourn in the Wendy Ward program have stuck with me through lo, these many years. The first is the fact that I learned to do a runway-perfect 3/4 pivot turn. Not exactly a skill I rely on in daily life. Or ever. Something tells me if I attempted a couple of these catwalk moves back-to-back today, I’d probably end up in a hospital emergency room. [Read more]