Author Archives: puu

me and gerry brave the cold

so some friends and i have this joke. basically, every time things seem to be particularly wretched in our lives, someone sends out the call: is mercury in retrograde again?! and, as of this writing, the answer is indisputably yes. … Continue reading

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is “meh” an appropriate synonym for “january”?

i think that oona said it best last year when she said that january incites a certain special kind of homicidal mania in new yorkers.  seriously.  it’s cold, and windy, and every joint in your body hurts just from walking … Continue reading

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WIP report: me and gerry

it started, like so many innocent things, with a casual conversation. ginger:  “hey, i am thinking of making a coat.” me:  “yay, that is awesome!” ginger: …. ginger:  “don’t you think you want to make a coat too?” me: …. … Continue reading

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announcements, announcements, announcements!

if the words “what a horrible way to die” followed by a chorus of frère jacques are going through your head right now, we’re already on the same page. jennifer at workroom social has gathered a true dream team of … Continue reading

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drape drape does comfy

i know these aladdin-style knickers from drape drape #1 come in for their fair share of ridicule, but i rather love them.  and here is why. a month or so ago i was invited to a big girls’ night lasagna … Continue reading

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WIP report: marfy 1756, or as i like to call it, THE BEST JACKET EVER

as i mentioned last week i’m deep in the weeds on my latest (and greatest) chanel-style jacket. it’s ridiculous, truly, how many i have by now:  7, to be honest.  BUT.  but.  three are for “every day” wear.  two are … Continue reading

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me-made-everyday style report and the BEST casual friday EVER

friends, what a wild and weird week it has been for me here in the ‘time corridor’, to throw in an a propos sailor moon reference. i quit my corporate job this week to open a consulting firm with my … Continue reading

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