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I’m Gonna Get My Flash On

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006

Love that Old Navy commercial – it is my latest ear worm. Tomorrow, we have to get up at 4 in the morning and get to the airport for our flight to Syracuse, NY. So, today, I am rushing around getting clothes ready and, of course, I had to make a trip to Nordies. I love that I can leave my house, get to Nordstrom, buy stuff and be on my way home in less than an hour. It can be dangerous.

Here is what I bought: Two new pairs of shoes. Some sexy bronze (quite high) wedgies and some turquoise Merrill sandals. The sandals are much needed as I am wearing out my others with all my walking.



I sauntered by the sale table in the handbag department and came home with this Hobo bag and matching wallet. I just love it. The sales clerk loved it, too and was sorry to see it leave. I promised to come in periodically and let her stroke the wonderful leather.


My favorite black capri’s which require dry cleaning were too big, now. So, I stuck them in the washer and hung them to dry and voila, they fit again. I also took some scissors to the class reunion t-shirt. I didn’t like the big sleeves and longer length. (I want to get my fash on!!)


I have also printed out photos of all the quilts I have made in the last year to put in my album that I carry with me so that I can show them off to friends and family at the reunions.

Now I have to finish taking in some waist lines on some pants and do some ironing and finish packing. I will be checking in from NY on my lap top.

Just for fun: I received this from my sister, Carole:

Any of us over 60, or on the way to 60, are quite confused about how we
should present ourselves. We’re unsure about the kind of image we are
projecting and whether or not we are correct as we try to conform to current
fashions. Despite what you may have seen on the streets, the following
combinations DO NOT go together and should be avoided:

1. A nose ring and bifocals
2. Spiked hair and bald spots
3. A pierced tongue and dentures
4. Miniskirts and support hose
5. Ankle bracelets and corn pads
6. Speedos and cellulite
7. A belly button ring and a gall bladder surgery scar
8. Unbuttoned disco shirts and a heart monitor
9. Midriff shirts and a midriff bulge
10. Pierced nipples that hang below the waist
11. Bikinis and liver spots
12. Short shorts and varicose veins
13. Inline skates and a walker

And the ultimate “Bad Taste” in fashion for the “Older Folks”:

14. Thongs and Depends

Please keep these basic guidelines foremost in your mind when you shop.
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