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Acceptance ............. Day 26 of 100

A couple of my cross-stitch pictures need to be re-framed. They were done a long time ago ….probably about 20 years ….and the once-perfectly-flat pieces of aida cloth have succumbed to gravity;  slipped down in the frame and become rather  ‘bumpy’ …..as you can see in these photos …….. 300 more words

The Never Ending Disillusionment of Young Love

“May I see you again?” he asked. There was an endearing nervousness in his voice.
I smiled. “Sure.”
“Tomorrow?” he asked.
“Patience, grasshopper,” I counseled. “You don’t want to seem overeager.

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Stripped of the delusion

Innocence ends when one is stripped of the delusion that one likes oneself.
Joan DidionOn Self-Respect

Lately I have been writing an hour or more a day. 859 more words


How to teach fashion when you’ve stopped believing in fashion?

Dear blog visitors! I’ve just published an article on the website Worn Through and would like to give you a little preview here. It deals with the disillusionment that can happen when you work in the fashion industry. 197 more words

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with every blow, an inch less

just a few things that toughen my skin daily

  • various people (several of whom are her family members) asking when their save-the-dates will arrive in the mail…
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Will our ship come in?

Il ne faut pas toucher aux idoles: la dorure en reste aux mains. [Never touch your idols: the gilding will stick to your fingers.]

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Dead? I didn't even know she was sick!

The prince is never going to come, everybody knows that; and maybe Sleeping Beauty’s dead.
― Anne RiceThe Queen of the Damned

Recently in a conversation with a trusted friend, I remembered an incident that happened nearly 30 years ago.

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