I am not a shopper. My mom is not a shopper. I know there are people who shop for fun. I am not one of them. Most of the time, this is not a problem. That is, until your boss asks you to cancel your Cuban vacation to fly to Geneva and train 30 world-class scientists on how to talk to the media. Yikes!
Yes, friends. Armed with my friend Louise, I shopped. Four hours - Louise will insist it was less - and dozens of stores later, I bought a suit. A skirt and a jacket. Yes, heels and hose will be worn.