Can you believe it? Another venerable American institution is about to go the way of the buggy whip. No, not the Bill of Rights – not yet anyway. It’s the the Ladies Home Journal, which is folding after a 131 year run.
There is no way you can blame Lady M for the demise: she did the best she could, gracing its cover 3 times in just 5 years.
And in issues that included such cutting edge features as “cleavage etiquette” -
“Anti-aging for ‘real’ women” -
And “the real secret to long-term weight loss” -
Again, LHJ recommends Photoshop – the results are not permanent butt then, they are immediate:
He also showed off some Bahasa Malaysia he picked up while living with Mom in Indonesia. Which gave him a chance to honor Stanley Ann’s legacy as well:
"For my mother, batik wasn't about fashion. ... It was a window into the lives of others — their cultures, lives and tradition," the president said.
“My mother believed and I believe that whether we come from a remote village or a big city, whether we live in the U.S. or Malaysia, we all share basic human aspirations: to live in dignity and in peace, to shape our own destiny, to be able to make a living and work hard and support a family,” he said.
Oddly enough, it would seem that Big Guy does not share Mom’s appreciation for the Indonesian fabric:
So, Bo’s heading home soon, and since Lady M didn’t get to accompany him he has to bring her a really special present. He didn’t think that another batik sundress for our annual 4th of July celebration would cut it, as Lady M made it clear that Stanley Ann was correct: batik isn’t about fashion.
So he got her something really special: oriental batik eyelashes. I think she’ll love them.
Cross-Posted on Patriot Action Network