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Play It As It Lays

It’s never too late in the year for spring cleaning, my mammy always told me. So it was, after steaming the kitchen floors and having the summer stickies traded out for the Blizzaks, I finally got around to unpacking the Kelty Tioga backback that stood at guilty attention next to where the Bridgestones had just been swapped out in my garage storage rack. 844 more words

Monkey See

Some days I find it difficult to view my favorite fashion blogs with the attention they deserve. I like to soak up the images and ponder over what it is about a look that catches my eye, or maybe doesn’t, and why. 283 more words

At The Shows

the unending absence, the void......even after all this time darling...

Grief turns out to be a place none of us know until we reach it. We anticipate (we know) that someone close to us could die, but we do not look beyond the few days or weeks that immediately follow such an imagined death. 290 more words


Friday Culture Watch: What to Read, Listen, Make, and Do.

To Read.
Recently I was in a writing workshop where a classmate offered his take on writer Joan Didion: too white, too insulated, too rich, too elite. 510 more words

Friday Culture Watch

Bookish News - 24 October 2014

Here’s the book news making the rounds online today:


Five Things, Wednesday 22nd October

Gordon Bennett!
Switching to Strictly Come Dancing I am assaulted by Lady Gaga, looking like Barbara Streisand crossed with Liza Minnelli, shouting jazz lyrics into Tony Bennett’s spookily unlined face. 860 more words

Weekly Roundup

Friday Favorites

So I thought it might be a fun idea to make a post every week just about all the different stuff on the internet that I’ve enjoyed over the past week, book related or not. 93 more words

Joan Didion