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Flipping Out

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Now that summer is truly over, I’d like to broach a subject that some of you might disagree with: the overuse of flip flops and other kind of grotty personal grooming habits that used to be verboten. . .but are now culturally – and unfortunately – acceptable.


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A Slave to Fashion

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Ever heard the term “a slave to fashion”? I assert that it doesn’t mean the same thing to all people. . .which isn’t hard to believe if you look around and see what people are wearing.


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Do Heels Deserve Our Heart & Soul?

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Men will never understand the relationship women have with shoes.

I know that’s a blanket statement and I realize not every woman can relate. . . but I also know that most women over 40 – in fact all women – love our shoes.  We don’t all treat them with loving care. But we don’t all treat our men/partners that way either. But we do indeed form relationships with our pumps, sandals and wedgies that defy logic or, better stated, define us.

Now, if you’re one of those women who defiantly pooh-pooh the rest of us for our zapato zest, you may as well sign off right now. Because this, my dears, is an ode to shoes. (more…)

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Inflationary Woes

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Every time I wander into a clothing store, I have to chuckle. Not because of the styles or the shoppers or even the prices (I shop at Marshall’s – no sticker shock). I marvel because no one is talking about inflation. And by inflation, I mean in the size of clothes. Or, maybe it makes more sense to call it “size deflation” because the older I get, the smaller my dress size becomes. (more…)

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Girl Toys

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

You always hear about boys and their toys – the need to have the fastest car, the latest gadget, the biggest motorcycle (No; I won’t go there). So, if boys need their toys to either make them feel superior or more manly, what do girls need and why do they need it? I’ll tell you what we need: (more…)

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