Category Archives: Clothing

What Do You Wear at Home?

My wardrobe has 3 or 4 stages of formality (or slovenliness, as the case may be). My workplace is semi-casual. There is no dress code, but I set my own. I wear dark-wash jeans or dress pants with shirts/T-shirts or

What Do You Wear at Home?

My wardrobe has 3 or 4 stages of formality (or slovenliness, as the case may be). My workplace is semi-casual. There is no dress code, but I set my own. I wear dark-wash jeans or dress pants with shirts/T-shirts or

Treasures in the Attic?

Recently my mom asked for help cleaning out her attic. To access the attic, she has to empty her bedroom closet and place a ladder inside to reach the hatch, then climb into the attic, and hand down the storage

Treasures in the Attic?

Recently my mom asked for help cleaning out her attic. To access the attic, she has to empty her bedroom closet and place a ladder inside to reach the hatch, then climb into the attic, and hand down the storage

Wardrobe Update – Girly Tops Edition

It’s been two years since I halved my wardrobe. Of the items I’ve kept or bought since then, everything is functional and fits well. I have all the basics I need: all the work clothes, layering items, cold weather gear,

Wardrobe Update – Girly Tops Edition

It’s been two years since I halved my wardrobe. Of the items I’ve kept or bought since then, everything is functional and fits well. I have all the basics I need: all the work clothes, layering items, cold weather gear,

Wardrobe Report 2016

So, last year I spent $1516 on clothing despite budgeting $900. I decided not to set an unrealistic goal this year. I spend $1467, basically the same again. To my shame, I bought a lot of new clothing, which depletes

Wardrobe Report 2016

So, last year I spent $1516 on clothing despite budgeting $900. I decided not to set an unrealistic goal this year. I spend $1467, basically the same again. To my shame, I bought a lot of new clothing, which depletes

November – It’s a Wrap!

A quick wrap-up this month! ‘Tis the season to prepare for colder weather. I started wearing gloves this month on days when the temperature got down to about 5 C. I wore my light-weight puffer jacket most of the month

November – It’s a Wrap!

A quick wrap-up this month! ‘Tis the season to prepare for colder weather. I started wearing gloves this month on days when the temperature got down to about 5 C. I wore my light-weight puffer jacket most of the month

Off-Season Travel

We are just back from a late-year trip to Toronto. We hadn’t planned to go, since we had a family get-together in the summer, but (a.) we both had vacation time left, (b.) we were facing a long stretch without

Off-Season Travel

We are just back from a late-year trip to Toronto. We hadn’t planned to go, since we had a family get-together in the summer, but (a.) we both had vacation time left, (b.) we were facing a long stretch without

Ghosts of Hallowe’en Past

One of the roots of Hallowe’en is All Souls/All Saints, the night when spirits can pass through easily from one side to the other. I love the imagery of the Day of the Dead, with its marigolds and sugar skulls. Where

Ghosts of Hallowe’en Past

One of the roots of Hallowe’en is All Souls/All Saints, the night when spirits can pass through easily from one side to the other. I love the imagery of the Day of the Dead, with its marigolds and sugar skulls. Where