Musings

Halloween Tag

Happy day, dear reader! Fall finally feels "here"! I love cool crisp mornings, and sweaters and boots, and I really love Halloween. It's always been one of my favorite holidays. Even before it became the colossal money making behemoth that it is in modern America. (And spreading around the world...) I was gadding about on… Continue reading Halloween Tag

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What Are Fashion Seasons?

Fashion Seasons vs. Calendar Seasons Happy day, dear reader! Back in January, I wrote a post about Fashion Seasons vs. Calendar Seasons, and after some recent questions from friends and clients, it seems time to repeat it! (Albeit updated for our current time of year...) All over the blogosphere, trend reports from NY Fashion Week,… Continue reading What Are Fashion Seasons?

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Jean Jacket

Lovely day, dear reader! An ode... O, jean jacket, jean jacket, what would I do. Were I ever to find my poor self without you? No zippers, no snaps, nor embroidery needed. The old fashioned trucker is classic indeed(ed). Styles are fickle, when fashions turn tide, Others may leave you, and cast you aside. Your… Continue reading Jean Jacket

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Lesson Learned

Happy day, dear reader! I hope your day has been full of only pleasant surprises! Over the weekend, I had an unpleasant surprise of my own doing. Sometimes we make planning mistakes. Even when we (think) we know ourselves, we don't always remember our quirks... In my case: Especially when it's been more than six… Continue reading Lesson Learned

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Are You a Seasonal Slob?

Some of the nicest people I know are! Happy day, dear reader! I know a woman who calls herself a Seasonal Slob. She is a summer-loving lady, even when that means 95 degree heat and 95% humidity. She does better in the warm weather and hates to be cold. If you met her in the… Continue reading Are You a Seasonal Slob?