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life

Marshalling My Thoughts About the Future

Marshalling my thoughts on the future this summer. Trying to stop spinning my wheels or be overly influenced by the opinions of others.
fashion

How Much Is Enough?

Ever heard of "enoughness?" The idea of finding just the right number of possessions. I'm trying to determine how much is enough for me.
books

Misery Loves Company

Books about misery make the best books. Especially if they are combined with great characters, a love story, and lots of humour.
fashion

Summer Skirting

Talking about summer skirting today. All about my new summer skirt. What it works with. And what it doesn't. Plus wedding outfit tales.
life

Old Home Week… Or Two

Being back in New Brunswick this past couple of weeks has been what my Mum would have described as "just like Old Home Week."
books

Revisiting Alice Munro

Alice Munro's death this week has set me on a journey to revisit her writing after a long absence.
fashion

Old Dog Learns New Makeup Tricks

At my advanced age, I'm still learning new makeup tricks. Even if those tricks are about what I don't wear anymore, instead of what I wear.
life

Finding that Sliver of Joy

These days I've been reading poetry with my morning tea. Uncharacteristic for me. But definitely delivering the slivers of joy that I need.
fashion

How To Stop Shopping

How to stop shopping is on my mind these days. How I can reach my "Rule of Five" goal and only buy five new pieces of apparel in 2024.
fashion

All Good “Rule of Five” Things for Spring

I made a YouTube video of my spring wardrobe management. About closet inventories, shopping, and updating my Rule of Five Challenge progress.
life

Being Old: All in the Mind and in the Genes

Being old is all in the mind. And in the genes. So let's stop worrying about looking old. And let's not confuse looking old with feeling old.
books

Snow, Reading, Closet Sorting, More Reading.

The weather down east and here in Ottawa has been miserable lately. Good for nothing much but reading, and even more reading.
fashion

Wearing the Jeans I Already Own

I've been watching the spring denim trends for 2024. And looking for new ways to style the jeans I already own.
fashion

Joys of Vintage Shopping

In my attempts to become a more sustainable shopper, I've rediscovered the joys of vintage shopping. And crossed items off my to-buy list.
books

Two Weeks in Spring and Books

Spring and books, what could be better? Not much in my opinion. Here are some of the good books I've been reading this spring.