Monthly Archives: January 2013

Flannery O’Connor

Years ago, I read the story “A good Man is Hard to Find“ at the recommendation of a friend. I remember staying up late to finish it, and fighting the urge to call my friend to berate her for failing … Continue reading

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Peplum Pants

Finally! How did we live without peplums on our pants? Now all my pants look so drab and minimalist. “A flounced peplum puts a ladylike touch on a pair of high-waisted alice + olivia pants, cut from figure-hugging mid-weight jersey. … Continue reading

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Homeless Fashion and So Much More

This get-up comes from the new collection by InAisce, designed by a New Yorker called Jona. Here’s how Trendland describes the collection:  Jona of InAisce developed a unisex line of clothes that melds the lines between mythical and avant garde fashion. Drawing … Continue reading

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When Can We Talk About Depression?

  Like everyone else, I am heartbroken by the loss of Aaron Swartz, 26, who hung himself last week. He was by all accounts an amazing person. He used his brilliance in technology to advance the cause of a free … Continue reading

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Intermezzo My Ass

Intermezzo was a movie starring Ingrid Bergman, and of course it’s a musical term. Now it’s also a drug for people who wake up in the middle of the night. I’ve seen ads for Intermezzo at least ten times tonight … Continue reading

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A Poll for the Ladies

Which one do you want more? or

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The Unbearable Softness of Being

I went to see my psychiatrist when he returned from his three week vacation. Before I could make a peremptory statement about my hair, he said brightly: “New Hair!” He had no idea what I’ve been through, hair-wise. This is the … Continue reading

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