LEE, GAYLE AND ME A FEW MONTHS AGO... FRIENDS SINCE WE WERE 16.
Today I heard Paul Simon’s “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes,” and it made me think about the women in my life. While our girlfriends may never walk in our proverbial shoes, they often stand with us–in the same space–and help us through things we never dreamed we’d have to face. They’re the diamonds on the soles of our shoes.
If you think about it, great girlfriends and shoes are a lot alike: They’re comfortable, with just the right amount of support, in all the right places.
Paris and New York have long been considered the fashion capitals of the world, but after my trip to Italy, I had to add Florence to my list. Starting with the Medici’s, centuries of Florentine women have left their imprint on jewelry, fashion and footwear. Today’s women of Florence buy the best they can afford and keep their clothes. As a result they pair decades of carefully curated closets, together with new laser cut handbags and the latest shoes. Incase you missed my post, FASHIONABLE ITALIAN WOMEN OVER 50, here’s a look at what they were wearing when I was there.
Chic Florentine women need look no further for inspiration than Ferragamo’s flagship boutique and museum.
There are a lot of simple things we can do to prevent a fall. Many of the devastating injuries I see every day in my medical practice are a result of a fall. I’m hoping the fall prevention measures I share with you will become part of the habitual things you do to protect yourself from injury. Continue Reading
It’s summer and we’ve traded in our boots for flip flops, sandals and mules. And you know I wouldn’t be talking to you about this, if it wasn’t hazardous to your health. Continue Reading