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Clothing / U

U: Underwear

/ˈəndərˌwe(ə)r/ Synonyms: Panties, thongs, bikinis, that stuff you wear under your clothes Definition: Having your laundry done for you really puts life in perspective. I was home for my first post-graduation holidays this past week, and lucky me, my mom was washing my clothes for me — including my delicates. One day, she came into … Continue reading


2010 in review, or, Maybe I Should Finish The Alphabet in 2011

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,800 times in 2010. That’s about … Continue reading

Accessories / T

T: Tote (Noun)

Synonyms: Carry-all, summer beach bag, better-than-a-backpack Definition: I’ve never been a backpack kind of girl. Even when I was a kindergartener and themed knapsacks were de-rigeur, I could never quite pull them off. I was always small, and the size of my book-stuffed backpack would overwhelm me. When it was hot, it would stick to my … Continue reading

Accessories / Clothing / R

R: Rain gear (noun)

Synonyms: second skins, Boston necessities, rubbery rain repellants Definition: I don’t know about you, darling readers, but when I think summer style, I think of airy sundresses, sweet little sandals, paper-thin t-shirts and rolled-up shorts that let the sunshine beat down on my perpetually pasty legs. After living and working in New England for as many summers as … Continue reading