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.
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 …
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?
Making Ourselves Up
I’ve been making myself up since I was fifteen. Trying to find the perfect balance of too much makeup and just enough.
That Humiliating Harbinger of Summer… Swim Suit Shopping
The dreaded harbinger of summer is upon us. Swimsuit shopping. Something that has filled me with dread since I was a child.
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 …
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 …