As seen in the opera’s costume garage.
Last Saturday, Mr. Jaunty and I attended an MVMA concert featuring the Bruce Nehring Consort. The performance took place in a local church and didn’t call for dressing up… but hey. Those who take outfit photos past midnight get crummy indoor lighting: Dress – Trashy Diva “Trixie” in Olivine Floral print, gift from little […]
Two thousand miles precious top hat in suitcase squashed like a beer can Those who have foresight invest in good hatboxes foresight and dollars Hatladies.org kettle steams hat into shape precious hat restored!
Saturday night, an adoring fan — no wait, it was Angela — asked me “Did you really have a buzz cut previously?” Yes, I did. Getting ready in the morning was a breeze. Freed up lots of time for… Photoshop, evidently. When I buzzed my head, well-meaning acquaintances warned me that no man would find […]
Yesterday, Mr. Jaunty and I went to watch this year’s Raft the Rio event— follow the link for a video of some nifty rafts in action. Embarkment scene. Boy, I’m gonna miss the desert sky: One heroic man waded halfway across the Rio Grande to rescue a lost [inflatable] orca… …which is how I learned […]
Today, I only left home to 1) check the mail and 2) have this picture taken: It was windy, and my camera died before we could manage an even semi-flattering shot. If I don’t hurry up and have some fun, today will have been a complete failure. Hat – Peter Grimm, via some sketchy mall […]
I am now a college graduate. Henceforth, you may refer to me as “Bachelor of Music Education”. Or Rebekah. Or Luscious. The choice is yours. What is missing from this picture? That’s right; a tassel. This cap and gown belong to Rachel Z., an ’09 graduate who graciously lent them to me . Yesterday was […]
April 30th, 11:56 AM: Downsized from standing summer job. No one thought to notify me, I had to call and ask if I’d been axed. May 6th, 2:54 PM: Received bill for $2,544, more than double my net worth. Looks like this semester’s on me after all. May 6th, 4:15 PM: Noticed that the $2,544 […]
I have never: — Been drunk — Graduated high school (curses!) — Kissed a girl — Learned to snap my fingers — Had a credit card — Gotten a tattoo — Been engaged — Shoplifted — Broken a bone What haven’t you done?
As I was folding clothes at the laundromat last night, I heard a tune on the radio. It’s been stuck in my head ever since. Yep, an earworm. As I remember, it sounded like a love theme. The yearning, aching kind. The radio arrangement was string-heavy and quite pretty. It was familiar; either it’s part of a […]