Category Archives: Fashion

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Shop Till You Drop

Spring is here and my wardrobe is sadly lacking, in fact, almost non-existent due to the extra pounds put on during the winter while wearing bulky sweaters. I am so tired of pinning skirts shut because the buttons don’t quite reach … Continue reading

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Face Fixing

Mother would be proud of me. I “fixed” my face today. Lately I’ve become a little lax about girl things like makeup and hairdos. It isn’t that I don’t like these things. It’s only that it doesn’t seem as important to … Continue reading

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Spike’s Body Jewelry

There’s a new girl down at the health club.  Her name is Spike.  Spike is a nice girl, really she is. She just likes jewelry. Spike isn’t satisfied with wearing jewelry in the regular ways. “That’s too boring,” she says. Spike … Continue reading

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The Shoe Carnival

Just like the changing leaves, football, and kids returning to school, the change of season signals a change in fashion and time to go to the Shoe Carnival. How did all those winter shoes get so scuffed up just sitting … Continue reading

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Ms. Natural Woman

Taking a long puff on her cigarette, she gave me a hard look. “You have pretty, big hair,” she said, as I went through the door of the building where I work. The smokers hang around outside to pursue their … Continue reading

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Big Hair

Beautiful Curls by Martin de Witt (CC BY 2.0) 8/16/11 I don’t have BAD hair days– I have BIG hair days! My hair is so BIG that it gets tangled with my eyelashes. My hair is so BIG that I had … Continue reading

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Casual Friday

Folks at the office were very excited when we found out that we would get to observe “Casual Friday,” a dress-down day  which, I suppose, was management’s way of providing a “perk” to improve moral and reward us for working all … Continue reading

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The Makeover

One of a lady’s most important attributes, in spite of what people might say, is her hair. That’s right, and I proved it again this week. As some of you may remember, I had a birthday a few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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The Earth Shoes

Summer is here, time for sandals, but my favorite black pair has fallen apart. What can I do? Maybe I can look on the Internet and find a pair just like them. I search and search and follow dead links to … Continue reading

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Say, Can You See?

Is anyone else half blind without glasses, or is it just me? I’m telling you, I just can’t see a thing any more. I’ve been using contact lenses – but I finally decided I am tired of fooling with poking … Continue reading

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