Training Day
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I took the day off to do some substitute teacher training. The STEDI (Substitute Teaching Institute) SubSkills training courses are really good! I’m excited to try some of the classroom management and teaching techniques.Vest, Tinseltown (cut from a consignment jacket). Knit tunic, thrifted. Plaid tunic, Forever 21. Leggings, C9. Boots, Style & Co (thrifted). Sunglasses, […]

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Change of Bridges
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After shooting a client in downtown Vacaville, I headed to the covered bridge behind the Nut Tree for my own photos. I was saddened to see that the eucalyptus forest around the bridge has been cut down and the bridge stands, naked, between a parking lot and a bare field. I suppose I should be […]

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Typhoony
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I haven’t seen wind and rain like this since the typhoons on Okinawa. I started the day with a mood as grumpy as the weather, but things improved when I met my friend, Leah, at the Goodwill and found some AWESOME goodies (silk romper and red western boots)! I could have been cranky about having […]

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Bert
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I’ve always wanted a friend named Bert, so, although no one else calls Robert that, I christened him so when we met this summer. He calls me Aunt Kitty, which makes me feel like someone’s spinster aunt of indeterminate sexuality. I think he got the much cooler name out of the deal.Jacket, Xhilaration (thrifted). Scarf, […]

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Thrifting in Dior
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I feel stalled this week. Everything is closed or everyone is busy and I’m just waiting for the New Year to move forward. Instead of moping, I donned my velvet, vintage Christian Dior jacket (from my friend Jena) and went thrifting. Jacket, Christian Dior (vintage gift). Sweater, Joseph A (thrifted). Shorts, Free People (thrifted). Leggings, […]

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Colors of the Season
red black buffalo plaid denim vest

It doesn’t have to be late December for me to pair red and (olive) green. It’s one of my favorite color combos. Shirt, Salt Valley (consignment). Vest, Tinseltown (cut from a thrifted jacket). Dress, Mossimo. Leggings, We Love Colors. Boots, Sam Edelman.

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Rogue One
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We saw Rogue One tonight! I dressed in my Star Wars best. Sweatshirt, Forever 21 (customized by me). Shorts, Free People (thrifted). Belt, thrifted. Boots, Vince Camuto. Jacket, Obey (customized by my sister). I cut the collar and cuffs off this R2D2 sweatshirt and now I like it so much better. Here’s the sweatshirt, before: […]

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Star Whores
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I balanced the lingerie elements of these faux-garter stockings and lace panel shorts with utilitarian boots, a Darth Vader sweater, and a studded vest. I think the look is a little sci fi hooker. Vest, Tinseltown (cut from a thrifted jacket). Sweater, Forever 21 (thrifted). Shorts, Lassie. Tights, Me Moi. Boots, Matisse. Earrings, Francesca’s Closet. […]

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KISS

I’m sure you’ll be surprised to hear I can sometimes over think an outfit. Today, I reminded myself to “Keep It Simple, Stupid,” and selected a fit and flare dress, denim vest, leggings, and my favorite western boots. Vest, Tinseltown (cut from a consignment jacket). Dress, Shein. Leggings, Amour. Boots, Ariat. Sunglasses, Charming Charlie. Bag, […]

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Nice Outfit

I felt really good about this outfit because an old man in the produce section of Raley’s said, “Nice outfit!” Granted, I was reaching overhead for a plastic bag at the time and my skirt was probably riding up a bit . . . but I’ll take the compliment. Hat, Nine West. Vest, AC-3998 (cut […]

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