Hi everybody! My name is Jordie and I am a 13 year old D.I.T (Diva-In-Training). My mom’s best friend is Janice, the Dining Diva, but I call her Redsie. She and my mom often go on girlfriend trips, leaving me behind which would make me sooooooo jealous.
On November 11, I celebrated my Bat Mitzvah. http://www.jewfaq.org/barmitz.htm For anyone out there who doesn’t know what this is, it is when a Jewish girl or boy, at the age of 13 has a big ceremony in front of the whole congregation. This includes reading or chanting in Hebrew from the Torah and a Haftorah portion which takes MANY years of study. This is a HUGE deal in the Jewish religion because on the day of becoming a Bar/Bat Mitzvah you are considered an adult.
The good news is that that night you throw a big party and everyone brings you either a wonderful present or money:) http://giftelan.com/present_perfect_book/occasion/bar_and_bat_mitzvah_presents.htm In honor of my officially becoming “a woman” Redsie invited me to join her and my mom in Rancho Mirage, California http://www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=1008 for my first ever Girlfriend trip. YIPPY SKIPPY! (and of course, before we left, Redsie signed me up to become a Tango Diva member–am I the youngest?)
Stay tuned to read all about our adventures. . . . gotta run because we have press passes to see Cirque Dreams the journey continues.