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fashion

Season of Change?

I’ve always seen fall as the season of change. But now I’m wondering if I love fall for the changes it brings. Or for the opposite.

books

Tea with Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel died this past week. I’m sad for all the wonderful books she’ll never write. And sad we’ll never be able to take tea together.

fashion

Five Reasons Why I love Fall

This week I’ve filmed a video about fall. And the top five things in my closet that I am excited to wear now that fall is here.

life

The Week That Was

It sure was a week, my friends. A historic week in which we lost Queen Elizabeth. And many mourn her passing.

books

Recalled to Life: Reflections on September

I always feel recalled to life in September. As if real life has been stalled all summer. And cooler weather kicks life back into gear again.

fashion

Fashion as Therapy: Tweed Edition

I have long used fashion as therapy, as a cure for what ails me. So this week, I’ve been dreaming of fall fashion, and thinking of tweed.

travel

More Tales from Wendy’s Travel Journal

Sometimes the travel adventures that are near-disasters make the best travel stories. At least that’s what Wendy and her husband think.

fashion

The Grammar of Personal Style

This week I’ve been playing around with the grammar of personal style. Having fun with style adjectives, modifiers, synonyms, and antonyms.

life

Tales from the Village

It takes a village to raise a child. So, here are some tales from the village. The one which raised me and the one I was part of as a teacher.

fashion

Three Words That Define My Personal Style

This month my vlog is about the 3 words that define my personal style. I researched, rummaged in my closet, and identified my 3 style words.

life

When the World Is Too Much With Us

When the world is too much with us, my friends, what do we do? Withdraw, retreat, put our feet up, and read, read, read.

fashion

More Summer Closet Rummaging

I’m still rummaging around in my summer closet, my friends. Looking for outfits which look good and make me feel like me. The me I am now.

books

Family Drama: Literary and Otherwise

It’s been all drama all the time around here lately. Family drama, real and literary. And sometimes just drama.

fashion

Summer Closet Rummage

I had a good summer closet rummage this week. Looking for new outfit combinations. And not exactly achieving what I’d hoped to achieve.

life

Roads Less Travelled: June Camping

I made a video of our camping adventures this past week. The roads less travelled that we ventured down. Either in the truck or in the canoe.