Tag Archives: Fashion

Fashion Fauxward: Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse.

I am probably the wrong person to go on a rant about anything approaching fashion. Disclaimers abound: For instance, these, for the past year, are what I would call my going-to-work shoes: And – true confessions here – these are … Continue reading

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Fashion Fauxward: It Bugs.

It happened again the other day. A giant bug in my salad. He presented quite a tableau, his bulbous carcass and spindly legs splayed across a wedge of tomato.The waitress, properly horrified upon viewing it, immediately comped my lunch and … Continue reading

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Fashion Fourth-ward: Starred and Spangled

It’s been an interesting week for flags. ┬áThe Stars & Bars have been relegated to the dustbin; rainbows are flying high.┬áNext week, though, belongs to the Stars & Stripes and there is still time to get your red, white and … Continue reading

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Oh Puffer, How I Love Thee, Let Me Count The Ways…

One of my favorite writing quotes comes from the great Ernest Hemingway, who said “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” After spending a few frosty weeks on the East … Continue reading

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Hands Down?

I recently read about researchers at Duke University who have been busting brain cells to come up with an “invisibility cloak”. Well, an acoustic one, anyway. I don’t know how many sleepless nights they’ve spent calculating angles and sound waves … Continue reading

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More Fashion Faux-ward: The Investment Piece

As difficult as this is for me (and for anyone who knows me) to believe, I have had multiple requests to expand on my Fashion Faux-ward post from last fall. My qualifications for giving fashion advice? Well, I’ve been wearing … Continue reading

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Fashion Faux-ward.

I used to love fall fashion. I know it’s hard to believe, but there was a time when I looked forward to a copy of Vogue arriving in the mail with the same excitement that is now reserved for Backyard … Continue reading

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