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Things I Want in 2017

It seems unlikely that I’ll get divorced in 2017, so I’ve been thinking about things I want that I might actually get.  Here they are. 284 more words


Dailies 12/5/16: house dresses, sneaky deer, New Jersey, & feeling purposeful

Figure of the Buck – Julie Funderburk 

Think of a buck
within city limits, surrounded by houses,
blocked in by commuter roads.

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Me Made: A Bedsheet House Dress

Fairly recently I discovered that house dresses in the vintage years were nothing like the house dresses of today. I think most of us associate these with something like a mumu or a shapeless robe for bumming around in. 513 more words



No, this is not a poster for toothpaste.  Or one for striped shirts or vintage wallpaper, although it could be all of those things.  It’s a Friday flashback to the 1950’s. 410 more words

A Lifetime Of Being Me

The 1930s house dress

As much as I love vintage clothing, there are times when wearing an entirely synthetic fabric is a little uncomfortable – on a 35 degree day, when standing near an open flame, basically every summer day in Sydney (and some winter ones too). 249 more words