https://muddling.me/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/stylist-fur-collar_coat-copy.jpg 479 620 Karen Galatz https://muddling.me/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/new-logo3.jpg Karen Galatz2019-07-24 08:01:002019-07-24 08:43:31My Mother and Mink
My Mother and Mink
Her Pelts. My Punishment.
My mother was pro-mink. She believed fur symbolized luxury, style, wealth and to the manor born. Not me. I was decidedly anti-fur. I grew up in a cloth coat, pea- jacket, egalitarian world.
My mother was a native New Yorker, so fur was practical too, good for keeping the cold out. I, on the other hand, grew up in sunny Las Vegas. So I avoided the cold and the culture of fur for a long time.
The Fur Flies
But in my late 20s, I was D.C.-bound for an exciting new job. I was also in possession of a small insurance settlement from a leg injury. For my mother, the stars were aligned. She saw fur in my future and pounced. Read more