Tag: growing up

life

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

You can’t always get what you want. And sometimes, despite that, you still get what you need. And live a pretty privileged life.

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fashion

Streamside Chic… or… How My Other Half Lives

Hubby and I are still camping. I’m writing this on Monday and we are currently hunkering down out of the rain. I was thinking of a comment on my last post about living in the wilderness, and since I have …

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fashion

Oh, those clothing wars!

Remember those clothing wars you fought back in your youth? To wear what you wanted no matter how silly or outlandish?

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fashion

Making Ourselves Up

I saw this picture in Vogue magazine a while ago. It made a shiver run down my spine. And brought back memories of my teenage years. Of making myself up every morning before school. Because, of course, at sixteen, I …

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fashion

That Humiliating Harbinger of Summer… Swim Suit Shopping

It’s the end of June. A time of year that triggers so many memories for so many of us. School winding down, squirming in our seats in a hot classroom, trying hard to pay attention, and not stare out of …

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life

When We Were Grown-Ups … or… Adulting Is Hard

Remember your first apartment? I remember mine clearly. My first taste of independence. I felt totally grown up. I was in university and I shared a dark basement apartment with two friends from childhood. All of my furniture had been …

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life

A Hair Story

Is it just me or does everyone obsess over their hair?    Natalie Goldberg said in her book Writing Down the Bones that when all else fails…and you can’t come up with anything else to write about… “write a hair …

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