Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday September 16, 2022 “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne One: Saddle Up Horses are beautiful animals. From Britannica,”The relationship of the horse to humans has been unique. The horse is a partner and friend. It has plowed fields and brought in the harvest, hauled goods… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Saddle Up

Horses are beautiful animals. From Britannica, “The relationship of the horse to humans has been unique. The horse is a partner and friend. It has plowed fields and brought in the harvest, hauled goods and conveyed passengers, followed game and tracked cattle, and carried combatants into battle and adventurers to unknown lands.“ There are two horse-related trends I’ve… Continue reading Saddle Up

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday September 9, 2022 “The purpose of education, finally, is to create in a person the ability to look at the world for himself, to make his own decisions.” — James Baldwin One: Back to School The school year has officially started for most of the United States. I’ve seen many back-to-school photos… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Breaking Fashion Rules

When I think of breaking fashion rules, Iris Apfel is the first person that comes to mind. She just turned 101; follow her on Instagram for fashion inspiration and her fun style of dressing up. “More is more & less is a bore.” “With her iconic oversized glasses, penchant for color, layers of heavy, bold jewelry,… Continue reading Breaking Fashion Rules

Tennis Anyone?

The US Open is in full swing. This week’s schedule includes qualifying matches; the official play begins on August 29th. US Open Schedule (Cover photo credit: Photo by Pete Staples/USTA and photo caption: American Whitney Osuigwe defeated Mirjam Bjorklund of Sweden, 6-3, 6-6.) Serena Williams has announced that she will retire after this tournament. Read about her in… Continue reading Tennis Anyone?

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 8, 2022 “Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” Ralph Waldo Emerson One: Summer Fitness Summer brings warmer temperatures and longer days; these two things should get us outside for some summer activities. Last week I wrote about yoga and taking an outdoor yoga class,… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 1, 2022 “Yoga is the practice of being close to yourself, no matter what is happening within or around you.” — Elena Brower One: Practicing Yoga and the Yoga Retreat I started a regular yoga practice about ten years ago. I found an instructor I liked, and I enjoyed my weekly… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Summer Activities and Trends

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Summer officially arrived on June 21st. The summer season brings warmer temps, longer days,… Continue reading Summer Activities and Trends