An Outfit a Day to Relieve the QuaranTim Blues

Yes, to do something different in an effort to amuse myself and help pass the time, I am paying more attention to what I wear every day. I was also thinking that my hair is going to look a bit shaggy very soon. I would normally have gone to get my hair cut by now. So, I’m sharing a few… Continue reading

More of Helen’s Colorful Life Well Lived

Steve returned from New York with several boxes of things from Aunt Helen’s final estate settlement: among them, her journals dating back to 1930. Posted here are photos of one of her vintage hats we just unpacked. Not only is the hat a cool vintage shape and fabric, it contains over 40 vintage buttons: buttons over buttons! Slogans, sayings, spirit,… Continue reading


It shocked the world! Yes, I wanted one for a Halloween costume this year, but, alas, Halloween was not meant to be because of the move. I wonder if anyone else had the idea?! Sadly, I can only find one home rendition of the astounding head dress. The best “take off” of the towering head ware (mixing the somber with… Continue reading