• Hair And There Thoughts On Our Final Fashion Friday

    I’m going to say goodbye to Fashion Fridays for now, but I’ll resurrect them in the spring just in time to post your spring shopping checklist. For now, you’ll have to take into consideration some of the things I’ve suggested, use your fall/winter checklist when you shop, and work your own magic with the pieces and accessories you collect and wear this fall. Some final thoughts on personal style: On Clothing—Here’s what not to do: Don’t avoid a look just because you think you can’t afford it or because you’re afraid to try it. Clip it out, and find pieces that are similar to that expensive look you saw in…

  • Marriage and The Blues

    I’ve been catching up on some reading and movie watching this summer, as you can tell by some of my posts. My husband attended a dinner last night, and I plunked myself down in front of the television alone and watched a movie I’ve wanted to see ever since this year’s Oscar nominations came out—“Blue Valentine”—starring Ryan Gosling (Dean) and Michelle Williams (Cindy). While I’ve decided not to do a full movie review, I’ll tell you that I liked it and found it thought provoking, hence the nature of this post. It was raw, depressing, and chock full of emotions. One of my former students, Jordan, loved this film, and…