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Goldilocks And The Fruit-Of-The-Loom 100% Cotton Hipsters

I had a great weekend.  I spent my time on “want-tos” and didn’t do any “have-tos,” like laundry.  Monday has come all too soon.  When I went to get dressed this morning, a glance at my underwear drawer revealed a … Continue reading

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Suffering From Seasonal Closet Schizophrenia

Ah, fall… it’s my favorite time of year!  Soon the leaves will change color and the crisp-apple air will be tinged with wood smoke.  Then come endless frozen days of darkness that batter your soul until it dies. Whoa there!  … Continue reading

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Flirting: Then & Now

L’amour, toujour, l’amour. As the French so eloquently and succinctly say, it is all about love.  And flirting has long been the delightful prelude to love. In Victorian times, no properly brought up young lady’s education was complete without instruction … Continue reading

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Move Over Bauhaus; Make Room For Bozo

  Louis 13th, Art Deco, Bauhaus, Mid-Century Modern… It is past time the firmament of classic design welcomes a long-neglected aesthetic.  I’m referring, of course, to The Creepy Sad Clown motif. On a recent anthropological expedition (also known as my weekly … Continue reading

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Love/Hate Relationship: One Woman’s Search For A Dress

  One of the worst things about losing a lot of weight is that nothing fits anymore. Ha ha ha!  Good one, eh?  But, seriously.  One of the very BEST things about losing a lot of weight is that you … Continue reading

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It’s Hip To Be Square…Right?

I’m having trouble getting a handle on the “ironic” style. Near as I can tell, it involves hipsters wearing (or doing) things that would normally be considered old-fashioned, childish or even nerdy.  But there’s some sort of wink-and-a-nod involved that makes it … Continue reading

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How I Know That Spring Will Come

The town’s parking meter maid resumed her rounds this morning after a winter hiatus.  The birds are chirping, the snow is melting and the thermometer is supposed to hit 50 today.  But that isn’t how I know that spring will … Continue reading

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