The professional hair stylist said she liked the way her husband got her prepared for the competition. And despite the fact that she fell short of winning her category, she felt it will be the impetus for her to compete at a higher level in future competitions.
Note from the author: This originally ran in The Tribune in August 2013. Over the past few years, more people have approached me about this column than any other I’ve ever written. So, I therefore present for your reading pleasure a command performance of “Gator Boy and the Bikini Mama.” – M.B.
Our summer vacation ended this week with the return of the Bird bunch to school. This week, I paused to reflect for a moment on the summer just past.
The summer of 2013 began with a family vacation across the western Gulf coast – an exciting endeavor in our Ford Econoline. We traveled back and forth across Louisiana and Mississippi for several days.