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life

When Old Teachers Meet Old Students.

Do me a favour, if you’re in the mall or the grocery store and you see an old teacher, please go and say hello. You’ll make their day. And maybe even your own.

fashion

Thinking Aloud About Clothes, Again.

I’m thinking aloud about my spring clothes this week. Looking for new ways to wear what’s in my closet. Analyzing what works, and what doesn’t. And why.

books

Sometimes I Just Want Charming

Sometimes I don’t want a deep and meaty book. I just want a book that is charming, well written, and lovely.

fashion

Passe-Partout Please

I’ve been shopping for pieces that go anywhere, with everything in my closet. What my friend calls “passe-partout” pieces.

life

Reborn … Or Something

What signals the arrival of spring where you live?

fashion

How Do We Know What “Our Style” Is?

I think I know my own style, what it is, and what it isn’t. But describing it to someone else can be tricky.

life

On Spring, and Empathy.

How does one show empathy in the face of someone else’s pain? One way is never, ever to say “at least.”

fashion

Making Things Work. And Work, and Work

My navy Veronica Beard suit works and works and works for me. And now I’ve found the perfect hoodie to make it work even harder.

books

Mystery Lovers’ Nirvana

When you read, and listen to, and watch three great mysteries in the same week, that’s called Mystery Lovers’ Nirvana.

fashion

Turtlenecks for Spring

I wear turtlenecks in fall and winter, but somehow never think of turtlenecks for spring.

fashion

On Jeans & Trying to Expand My Horizons.

I’m on a quest to expand my horizons with respect to jeans. And it ain’t going too well, my friends.

life

Vintage Treasure Hunting Again

I’m inspired by my trip to the Ottawa Antique & Vintage Market to go vintage treasure hunting again this spring.

fashion

One Small Step for Spring

I’m making small but important steps towards spring this week. Spring coats. Shoes instead of boots. Hot cross buns.

books

Small Pleasures

Being read to is one of life’s small pleasures. And shouldn’t be abandoned just because we’re not children anymore.

fashion

Pushing the Season

I’ve been pushing the season. Trying to wear my spring clothes. But Mother nature pushed back. Sigh.