Go ahead, wear my stuff when I'm dead

I am a vintage coat lover myself.  In fact, I started selling vintage because all my friends ...more

The February Freedom Style Fest and Photo Contest

Glance through photos of Coco Chanel’s earliest day wear and you’ll see a whole galaxy of frumpiness: long, shapeless jackets layered over even more shapeless calf-length skirts. I place them in three basic categories: slightly frumpy, very frumpy, and incredibly frumpy. You won’t find a hint of the timeless elegance that followed Chanel’s comeback in the 1950s. How could the same woman be responsible for both looks? Times changed....more

Glamour and the Indianapolis Connection

Two things I’ll bet you didn’t know about Indianapolis:...more

Choose the next blogger for the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Today the Indianapolis Museum of Art announced five finalists in its blog contest. For the next five Wednesdays, they’ll be posting an entry from one finalist. Readers get a chance to choose the IMA blogger of choice by voting on March 3. ...more

Why you might wanna latch on to a few favorite book bloggers

Anyone who doubts the future of reading should digest what author John Green has to say on the subject in the January issue of School Library Journal. Although this periodical is written for public and school librarians, readers might want to take note. Green says librarians (and I say book bloggers) have a wonderfully important role in the future of reading, especially for children’s books. ...more

Denise, thanks for the comment! I am new to the BlogHer community and am still trying to ...more

The gift of your physical afflictions

A wave of understanding washes over you when you realize for the first time that something in your body is broken and probably can’t be fixed. Repaired, remodeled, or medicated maybe, but not fixed. At least not in a way that puts it back as it once was. ...more

Yoga Medicine for Your New Year’s Resolution Hangover

Are you suffering from a New Year’s resolution hangover? After binge-writing a list of the many and assorted improvements and experiences I want in 2010, I do feel your pain. For self-improvement junkies like me, the prospect of mapping out a life that’s perfect at some future point in time is like cocaine to a crack-head. I realize this, yet I still engage in the insanity....more

Thanks, Nancy. In another life I'm funny too! It's a joy to know I made someone laugh!