Quiet Pause

Quiet Pause by Kim Bongiorno about meeting with Ernie Banks

About a year and a half ago I found myself sitting at a table with Ernie Banks the day he got home from receiving The Presidential Medal of Freedom. He was a regular at my in-law’s pizza place in Chicago, but for some reason we kept missing each other during my family’s visits there. Until […]

Does size really matter?

The Size of My Jeans by Kim Bongiorno @letmestart on @inthepowderroom

I thought I looked pretty damn good. Had my new jeans on, my favorite sweater, clean hair—even mascara! My comfortable-yet-cute shoes clicked on the blacktop as I escorted my kids to school. I felt ready to take on the day as I kissed my daughter, then my son, goodbye for the next seven hours. I […]