Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Nudie Beauty. Naked Skincare for the 60+ Woman!

Yesterday was my “Take-care-of-me” day.  My roots were soaking up jet black dye. I am not part of the grey/gray/white/silver movement.  Black Roots Matter is my  hair color mantra. And now you know why it is far better for me to get … Continue reading

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Monday Musings. Retails From The Dark Side

Happy Monday everyone!   The sun is shining. The outside temperature is warm, yet cool enough to allow for a great hair day. The humidity hasn’t ambushed the tresses yet. I should be outside but I’m incredibly happy to be in … Continue reading

Posted in Accessorizing, Beauty, careers, Fashion, humor, J. H. Lartigue, Retail Musings from the Dark Side | Tagged , | 29 Comments

Doves Are Crying…And So Are We

My son Roman came to visit me for a couple of days.  Yesterday afternoon I dropped him off at the Paoli train station so he could be on his way back to New York. It was a sad moment for me … Continue reading

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I’ll Keep My Independence, Thank You!

I’m really making a serious attempt to keep my politics out of my blog. But I feel the need to open up today! …to read what I have to say!!!! My political opinions are highly regarded.  By me. And with … Continue reading

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The Call to (Jury) Duty

For the past few days, I’ve been hoping that the US Post Office would deliver a small check that I am waiting to receive from my little part-time job. I am also, in my delusions, hoping that Post Office will … Continue reading

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More Shit Old Ladies Do. The “Mature” Work Face.

Whew!  Hey my buddyroos!  This part-time work schedule is, in the most bizarre way, more taxing than I could have imagined.   I think it is more blog-friendly working the old 9 to 5 rather than 11 AM to 7PM or … Continue reading

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Icona Am In Love With Little Edie Beale and Her Fashion Style

When I woke up this morning, I checked the emails on my iPhone. Lord knows, I can’t miss any news. I mean, people don’t email me so I have to pretend that all “dot coms” are my besties! InStyle.com greeted … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Fashion, Grey Gardens, humor, Jackie Kennedy, Little Edie Beale, Style, The Bouvier Family, Unusual fashion and style icons | Tagged , , | 19 Comments

Hate That Gray—Dye It Away. Love that Gray—Let it Stay. But We Old Ladies Need to Stick Together Like Hairspray!

Today I am on a rant ‘n roll.  It started yesterday when I read one of my “go-to” blogs, “That’s Not My Age“.  The wonderful Alyson Walsh writes a blog on style for women over 40 and she has “covered” … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, Beauty, Calmos, Ellen Levine Hair, France, Hair, Jean Rochefort, La Leche League is non supportive, Makeup for Older Women | Tagged , , , | 32 Comments

What I Did Today. Or-Weekdays are now my Weekend.

It’s Tuesday. And tomorrow is Wednesday.  And the weekdays off are now my “weekend off” from work.  I am now working weekends. That’s a hard pill to swallow! Time will be of the essence on these two days off but … Continue reading

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The Old Bag is Tawking To Ya!

No sillies. Not me! I’m not the old bag I write of this time!  I’m talking old bags—the handbag kind. The ones sitting on a shelf in your closet. A whole bunch of ’em!   Some of the old bags … Continue reading

Posted in All Saints, All Saints Handbags, Dressing the "mature" woman, J. Crew, Longchamp, Nat & Nin, Old Handbags, Rotating Handbags, The Right Handbag for you, Tory Burch | Tagged , , , | 42 Comments