Today my parents closed on a house in Nashville. The house I grew up in for half of my life will soon belong to a new family.
When I first learned my mom and dad were looking to move from Northern Virginia, I selfishly threw a bit of a fit. This was…is home. That miserable rush hour traffic around the Capital Beltway was a strange sense of pride when talking with outsiders. No matter where I go, I will always be a Virginian.
But I moved to San Francisco. And my sister is working on her PhD in Maryland. The nest emptied a long time ago. Who am I to try to put up a roadblock to something I know my family thought long and hard about.
Heather Kern joins me this week to talk about High Fashion. Actually we talk about the logistics and intricacies of apparel design and it’s infinitely more complicated than you could ever imagine. We also cover life in Tennessee, why every stereotype about homeschooling is misguided, the joys of finding a four-legged friend at a humane society, the unknown benefits of The Babysitter’s Club, and there’s a brief discussion about growing your own vegetables. We cover a wide variety of topics on this podcast but the journey is well worth the time. Enjoy.