My Wardrobe, Myself

The intersection of clothing, emotions, and life

For the past decade-plus, I’ve shopped the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (NAS) each summer. I deliberately sat out the sale in 2013 (you can read my reasons why HERE), but I’ve otherwise shopped it every single year. I’ve written multiple posts about my experiences with the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale on both this blog and Recovering Shopaholic. …

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As I’ve mentioned in a few previous essays, I turned fifty-five this past August. I know that isn’t a major milestone birthday for most people, but for some reason, it hit me harder than expected. I realize that my age is just a number and doesn’t really mean much beyond quantifying the time I’ve spent …

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I recently took my first trip in almost two years. My last travel experience had been in October 2019, when I went to Lake Tahoe (Nevada) to visit my family and celebrate my brother’s fiftieth birthday. My recent trip was also to Tahoe, this time for my nephew’s high school graduation. I was originally supposed …

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My recent posts about my shoes (HERE and HERE) got me thinking about something very important when it comes to my closet (and possibly some of your closets as well). To a certain extent, it really doesn’t matter how many clothes, shoes, or whatever types of items we own. What matters are the things we’re …

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Shortly after I published my last essay, I decided to take an intensive writing course. In today’s post, I’ll tell you why I opted to enroll in this class, as well as share some of what I’ve learned thus far. Even if you’re not a writer, I hope that my insights will help you in …

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