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books

Reading at the Automat

Ever eaten at the automat? A panoply of food stretches off into the distance and you try not to choose everything. Kind of like with reading.

fashion

Baggy Pants Try-on Session

I’m participating in a trend today, my friends. Channeling Katherine Hepburn and trying to find a way to look good in a pair of baggy pants.

life

Is “The End” in Sight?

I’m hoping that if all goes well in the next few weeks, we will see the beginning of the end of pandemic life as we have come to know it.

fashion

May Vlog: Styling A “Maybe” Jacket

In my May vlog, I’m styling a “maybe” jacket. An old jacket which I still love but don’t wear because I can’t figure out how to style it.

travel

The Unscratched Travel Itch

Since the pandemic began our travel itch has remained unscratched. Now with the end of lockdown in sight, we are thinking about travel again.

life

The Old Age Issue

Turning sixty-five last week felt like crossing the Rubicon. And entering the country of old age. But maybe I’m overthinking again.

life

One Person’s Trash

I’m reading about trash this week, my friends. What is trash and what is treasure in this big old wasteful world of ours.

fashion

Style Inspiration Stories

Where do you look for style inspiration? I’ve always found that travel inspires me. But where do I look now that travel is not possible?

life

Just Tuesday, That’s All

Here’s all the homefront news on this beautiful Tuesday, friends. We’re gardening, fishing, reading, and staying in touch with loved ones.

fashion

Too Old to Be Cheugy?

Is your style cheugy? Are you a bit behind in getting on the trend bandwagon? Or do you eschew anyone else’s idea of what you should wear?

books

Joys of Rereading Jane Austen.

This week I am rereading Jane Austen. Which means I can revel in the book and not worry if the characters will find happiness. Or not.

fashion

Never Too Old To Wear Leather

Are we ever too old to wear leather? Nope. I had a friend who wore red leather pants at age almost eighty. And she looked magnificent.

life

Star Wars Day Report: Physics, Food, Fashion.

On this Star Wars Day, 2021, here’s my report of the state of my world. A little food chat, some physics, and a bit of fashion.

fashion

Is Faux Leather a Fashion Faux Pas?

I own two faux leather garments. And I’ve been wondering, is buying faux leather bad? Is owning faux leather a sustainable fashion faux pas?

fashion

A Meritorious Mound of Mending

I hate sewing with a passion. But this week I found that I have a hidden passion for mending. It’s satisfying and environmentally friendly.