Everything you always wanted to know about modest swimwear, but were afraid to ask.
End of August is the perfect time to get a modest swimsuit at a discount. But how to take the plunge? "The best way to transition to one of these suits is to think of them more broadly, as activewear that just happens to be able to get wet."
If you missed my recent discussion on AM530, chatting with Jonathon Van Maren about the sex education controversy in Ontario, you can hear the full program here. Also included in the discussion: why Crop-Top Day is misguided and won't lead to happiness.
Someone sent me this clipping from Harper's Bazaar back in 2000 (I think because my book was mentioned). It was cute to see Jewel under the "vamp" heading, just at the very moment I was listening to her soothing lullabye CD with my girls.
Well, plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose . . . .
In a recent column, NRO editor-at-large Kathryn Jean Lopez calls A Return to Modesty a "contemporary classic," and takes the discussion of modesty to the next level:
We do tend to settle for slavery to this culture. We fear; we drown in burdens and weary in our overstimulation. We let ourselves fall victim to lame substitutes for love and happiness when if we would move away from the screen, we might just discover the real thing. We become blind and deaf; we look at a word like modesty and make assumptions, or just dismiss it. We become indifferent to alternatives, proposals, truth, and challenge. We surrender our freedom even while purporting to be waving its flag.
Read her full, fascinating discussion here.
I'm thrilled to be joining Janet Mefferd today on the Salem radio network from 4-4:30 EST, so please tune in and call in if you can--would love to hear from you.
So, my interview with the inestimable Seth Leibsohn will air tonight (KKNT-AM) on his program, "Arizona Politics & Culture"--which can be heard 6-8PM--or you can also listen to it here if you don't want to wait!
I will also soon be joining the incomparable Seth Leibsohn (KKNT-AM) for his program, "Arizona Politics & Culture," and Mr. Leibsohn says that if you have questions for me, to please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we can discuss your question on his show (this is a taped segment; airing TBA).
I'm excited to be joining WGAU-AM’s “Morning News with Zoller and Bryant," Friday May 30 at 8:35am EST. Try to tune in if you can!
A heads-up to tune in tomorrow to the Rob Schilling Show on WINA-AM, a talk show based in Charlottesville, VA, where I'll be interviewed--Wednesday May 28 at 1:15pm EST.
"Startling, shocking, and healing. These are just some of the reactions readers have had to A Return to Modesty, Wendy Shalit’s controversial book that articulates the deeply confusing cultural message of what it means to be powerful women in an age where we’re told to keep nothing private."