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Chief Cook and Bottlewasher

April 20, 2014
Chief Cook and Bottlewasher

Sometimes doing a personal style blog seems a little crazy.  I mean, you gotta get dressed and that alone can take forever sometimes.  Theoretically you wear the clothes somewhere (I did wear this out today, although I wasn’t going much of anywhere) and you manage to take a few pictures.  In my case that...

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A Collage

April 13, 2014
A Collage

Here is a glimpse of the week in pictures taken with my phone.  (Yes, that’s a disclaimer.)  First up, going to work at a studio.  I usually work from home so it was fun to get dressed and go somewhere.  I upcycled the top from a drapey sweater; I wore it for my very...

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Day of Reckoning

April 2, 2014
Day of Reckoning

In so many ways, it’s That Time, time to organize, to get healthier, to establish a better routine.  Additionally, it’s time to re-evaluate the general trajectory of life and establish some goals.  The past year has been a surreal watercolor of time and place, a wash of emotions.  Although this year will undoubtedly present...

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My Excellent Adventure

March 25, 2014
My Excellent Adventure

After a great adventure in the Pacific Northwest, I’m home.  I’m back to my closet, my routine, and my beloved husband.  Did I have fun?  Let’s just say I’m planning my next trip.   I miss my son and grandson tremendously.  My daughter-in-law Lynzee (Lynx) was out of town so I went to pinch...

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Orange You Glad

March 17, 2014
Orange You Glad

“Knock, knock.”  ”Who’s there?”  ”Orange.”  ”Orange who?”  ”Orange you glad I didn’t say knock knock again?!!”  When you’re 5 years old, it’s a great joke.  When you’re the parent or grandparent of a 5 year old, it’s still a great joke.  Humour doesn’t have to be sophisticated as far as I’m concerned. I’m getting...

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Those Winter Blues

March 8, 2014
Those Winter Blues

Southern winters aren’t bad as far as I’m concerned.  Having grown up with a lot of snow, I like the cooler temperatures without the hassle of shoveling.  Plus, any opportunity to layer makes me happy. On this particular day it all started with a pair of wide leg pants thrifted in Portland.  On top...

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