Archive For November, 2009

Musical Interlude: “Dream a Little Dream of Me”

By | November 23, 2009

Given this is a holiday week here in the US, and I’m expecting an influx of out-of-town family for most of the week and into this weekend, I don’t anticipate having time or energy to post much of substance for the next several days. So I’m re-sharing a video that was among the first things […]

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Friday outfitblog.

By | November 21, 2009

Only the one this week. See previous post. Black dress from eShakti.com; black cardi from LB, years ago; studded suede belt from Torrid, also years ago; purplish tights from We Love Colors; green plaid scarf from Marshalls; shoes are vintage Capezios; orca from Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem, MA. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post […]

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A rare moment of (literal) fluff.

By | November 17, 2009

Hello, my loves, and apologies for my prolonged silence; my husband and I were out of town for a short vacation last week, and, unsurprisingly, my blogging has suffered. In other news: This is Rufus. Rufus is one of a pair of abandoned cats my husband and I adopted from the Northeast Animal Shelter in […]

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Contexualizing the invisible: How people are talking about Precious

By | November 5, 2009

Tomorrow, the long-awaited and much-buzzed-about (not to mention awkwardly-titled) Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire opens in theaters, and unsurprisingly, the reviews are overwhelmingly effusive thus far. As much as I’d love it if Hollywood felt compelled to send me a screener of every movie with a fat protagonist (c’mon Hollywood, it’s not […]

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Returning to the well: Tights and belts and cardigans

By | November 5, 2009

I had reason today to thumb through the archives on this site, something I do embarrassingly infrequently. It’s as though the archives are a cluttered attic and I keep finding shit waaay in the back I’d totally forgotten about. In my time-travels I ran across a few seasonally-appropriate posts that may appeal to some folks […]

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Video: Beth Ditto interviewed on Style.com

By | November 3, 2009

A couple of interesting points about this. First of all, it’s on Style.com, the internet version of Vogue, and a site hardly known for their thorough and exhaustive reporting on plus-size-accessible fashion. It’s actually on the front page of the site today, which is pretty fantastic. More than that, however, I love Ditto’s candor about […]

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