Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Toiling to endure as Magda Ghoneim,a brown, absurdly tall and thin, flat chested child of Arab Jew descent in Fayetteville, North Carolina was cruel and lonely, to say the least. Here, in Southern California, my brownish skin represents an enviable tan and any number of populations. My height: a precious advantage in beach volleyball. My thinness: highly prized. I am married to a super sweet and handsome cracker and we have 2 very pasty little boys who are lucky if they tan. My religious orientation or lack of: not even a consideration.
Our lives center around our boys. Conscientious Parenting is our greatest bond and cause.
And... we share a very ordinary last name, which for me is a relief. I hope this blog will evolve into much more than a host to my unburdening of the unresolved.