All the buzz at the Curl Up and Dye Beauty Parlor hasn’t been about the new president. They’re over and done with that topic and like most people, have talked it to death. The real point of interest now is our new First Lady, Melania Trump and the woman who will have to suck in her gut and stand next to her for the next four years, the Second Lady, Karen Pence.
“I’d have to wear all the Spanx in Atlanta before I’d stand next to Melania at one of those press conferences,” lamented Ruby Jean.
“Geez Louise!” exclaimed Darnetta Jo, “One’s a Barbie and the other’s a Cabbage Patch Doll.”
From there, the conversation turned hot and the women started comparing, speculating and summing up each politician’s wife, with none of the ladies of course, ever having met either one in person.
“Now hold on a minute girls,” came the booming voice from beneath the bonnet dryer. It was Eula Mae Finklebottom who was in town from Montgomery visiting her niece. The two had gone out for fried catfish around noon, and ended the day by having pedicures, manicures and going blonde, all in the same day. “what in the tarnation do your looks have to do with the price of eggs in China? I’m sure Karen Pence has her act together and doesn’t give a rip what the scale says, or for that matter what the rest of the world says. She’s got a nice family, and a good husband, and . . . well, she seems . . . click HERE to finish reading at AL.com
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