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retro slut shaming

Posted by smittenkittenorig on

i saw this on Pinerest (it's from http://simplebooklet.com) & was amazed such a thing had ever been in circulation. i'm obviously a reader and encounter plenty of slut-shaming in fandoms but it never occurred to me that the less bookishly inclined would be marked simply for not inserting nose into book. thank goodness for archival ephemeral to remind us all to ratchet down the crazy, non-reader...

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friday: lunch post

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i discovered that i'm a fan of barbeque pizza today. smokey, a little sweet, a little tangy & with just enough bite. i think i could skip the cheese on this & still love it. something to try next time.

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saturday morning: coffee time

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Stopped in at Starbuck's with my husband before my optometrist appointment (when you're squinting while wearing your specs, you're overdue for a new prescription). Venti lattes were on & I realized that it's so long since I've ordered one, I'd forgot just how mega they are. Anyway, there was one lemon slice left so we decided to share. There was a polite standoff to see which of us would go in on...

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So Long Summer.

Posted by smittenkittenorig on

Saying goodbye to summer is always bittersweet. Lazy days reading in the sun or shade. Iced tea. Chilled white wine. Salads galore. Cold berries. Sandals. Here's to one last leisurely lunch. Lobster Fra Diavolo. And here's hoping the rain clouds clear away once more.


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Horizon Flux: Summer Sets But Autumn Rises

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Sunrise On The Way To O.C. MD
Originally uploaded by smittenkittenorig

It's September & I'm in the mood to welcome autumn. Of course it's still summer but in my mind, as soon as September hits, kidlets are back in school with cooler climes in the morning & pre-season football is about done, it's autumn to me. :D

I'm ready for all the great things that happen in the last bit of the year from...

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