Nine or ten autumns ago, I was a Doc Martin-clad teenager in an awkward situation. At the time, my ideal outfit consisted of thigh-high stockings and boots, topped with a torn tee and a miniskirt. Oh, the miniskirts. I loved miniskirts. Since I couldn’t quite find my ideal skirt, I used some fabric remnants to craft my own. It was short and heavily … Keep reading…

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I have arguably the world’s neediest cat. As I type, Yogurt sits in my lap, breathing fish-breath on my face and trying to tap his nose on my nose. It’s really, really cute… Not the easiest way to type, but really cute. It’s amazing how 13 pounds of furball can derail a blog post. Instead of discussing Tales of Great Sales or … Keep reading…

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It’s hot. It’s humid. It’s hot and it’s humid and I’m in pain. I’m suffering through two blisters because I wore booties when it’s hot and humid because I’m so over summer. Damn it, weather, isn’t it time for fashion’s favorite season?  There’s no way around it: Autumn is simply the best. As a pale redhead (albeit a fake redhead, but that’s beside … Keep reading…

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“Why are you taking so much art?” asked my guidance counselor, repeatedly. “I think you really need more math and science.” Well, Mister Broken Record, I managed to graduate from college and find a job in my field without ever taking calculus or chemistry. But you know what I did take? Every available art class. SO HA HA HA HA HA I … Keep reading…

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