Lisa Ahmad

Lisa Ahmad

Lisa Argrette Ahmad is the author of several, published short stories and essays. She writes primarily about intercultural relationships and gender issues and currently is working on a memoir. A graduate of Wellesley College and Harvard Business School, the author lives in Larchmont NY with her husband and three children.

THE BIG ONE: Together and Still Best Friends

group_horses

I was about to pass the mid-century mark.  My 50th birthday.  The Big One, as they say. Increasingly, I found myself watching the gentle gullies at the small of my back disappear.   And I was bewildered by how much more attractive I was with mascara and foundation.  Birthdays were starting to feel anti-climatic, surprisingly similar…