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“Then you may take me to the Faire….”, 2022 edition

Last weekend we attended the Sterling Renaissance Festival for the first time since 1999! Huzzah!!! Obviously the Festival didn’t happen in 2020, and I’m honestly not sure if it tried to happen last year, but in any event we did … Continue reading

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Now we need brands called “Equality!” and “Fraternity!”

I haven’t written about The World’s Greatest Overalls Collection* lately, so…let’s talk overalls. Specifically, the Liberty brand. Liberty is a common brand that’s been around forever, but I’ve never owned a pair, until now. I have to admit that I’ve … Continue reading

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The algorithms are scaring me now

By now I’m sure we’ve all had the weirdly unsettling experience that goes something like this: I was talking to a friend about how to best slice tomatoes, and nobody else was in the room, and then the next day … Continue reading

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Filtration

For lack of a better idea for a post, here’s a selfie from last week, followed by the results of applying several filters through an app called Prisma. Here’s the original: This was taken at Knox Farm State Park in … Continue reading

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“My thoughts, I confess, verge on dirty….”

Earlier I saw, somewhere online, a note that the song “Come On Eileen”, by Dexys Midnight Runners, was released 40 years ago this week. That’s…wow, that’s really something. I honestly don’t recall when I first heard the song, as I … Continue reading

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An Addendum to the Matter of the Poofy Shirt.

So I referenced the other day my adoption of the Poofy Shirt as part of my ongoing aesthetic. I in fact first mentioned this back in the fall, though, when I noted that I might be approaching too swiftly the … Continue reading

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Continuing Adventures in Overalls Nation: Vintage Lee Overalls from the 90s

I’ve mentioned before that though I love many different brands and styles of overalls, my personal “Platonic ideal” of overalls is the classic ones that used to be made by Lee Jeans. They’re the ones that look like this: (If … Continue reading

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A Bonus Dose of Christmas! (kind of)

YouTube served this up for me: a woman re-enacts the hilarity that ensued when she attended a Christmas party and did not get the memo as to the attire. Even I probably wouldn’t show up to a Christmas party in overalls, … Continue reading

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Gap, with stripes (or, New to the Collection)

Back in the 90s, The Gap (along with everyone else) made some really nice overalls. I still have some from that period, and they are now officially Vintage. Maybe you wouldn’t have expected it, but Gap’s overalls from that period … Continue reading

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Sir Cottagecore meets Monsieur Village Cooper: Realizing my New Aesthetic

At some point last year a Facebook ad appeared in my feed for Renaissance-festival style shirts. I saw them, thought, “Wow, I’d like one of those!”, and I bought one. And then I waited…and waited…and waited. Took forever, to the … Continue reading

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