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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Tweet Look who has joined my flat-faced animal family! This is Purrkoy, an Exotic Shorthair kitteh from breeder Lynn Cooke of Callyn Cattery. My older kitteh, FitzRoy (aka #thecatinthebowl), who joined us in 2012, has quite a few Instagram cat friends who were from Lynn, so that’s how we found her and Purrkoy. The name […]

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Tweet When I was hanging out with my designing friend Zang Toi on July 4th, I showed him some old pictures of us together. One of the photos was in this post from 2008 and, as I looked at it, I decided another picture in the same post captured one of my favorite fashion moments […]

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Tweet Gorgeous blogger Faux Fuchsia made me LOL with the comment she left on Tuesday’s post about my work history. It reads, in part: “In the 1st law firm I worked at in 1994, the one where I wished I’d be hit by a bus on the way to work, because it was that bad, […]

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Tweet The puppets of the play Avenue Q sang, “The Internet is for porn.” But, according to my scientific research totally made-up numbers, only 40% of the Internet is for porn. Forty percent is for cats. Ten percent is for idiots to write irrational comments on news sites. Five percent is for very young people […]

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Tweet If you’re not already following my company Instagram account — run by gorgeous employee Eryn — here’s a new incentive: FitzRoy the cat has graciously agreed to be our house model. Here is his debut. As you can see, he’s doing his best Blue Steel while wearing my Mia scent locket. FitzRoy enjoys working […]

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Monday, August 19, 2013

Tweet I’m suddenly obsessed with this cat meme. It’s highlarious to me. On Reddit, someone suggested that this person could be the cat’s owner. Of course, cats are known for doing weird stretchy leg things. FitzRoy does both legs at once!

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Tweet The Leo period of the astrological calendar begins today. You really don’t have to be a Leo to wear my lion-themed jewelry — the pieces weren’t inspired by astrology — but if you ARE a Leo, they’re even more compelling, no? My Eleanor necklace was inspired by Eleanor of Aquitaine, one of the most […]

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Saturday, June 22, 2013

Tweet My high-school classmate Karen D. was kind enough to share photos of her 1980s Jim Morrison and Madonna jackets with us in May. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE JACKETS. Now she’s sharing her thoughts about bats — but not the kind of bat that Carrie Underwood introduces to a pretty little souped-up four-wheel drive […]

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Saturday, June 8, 2013

Tweet Gorgeous jewelry blogger Susanna of Jewel Box Dreams has been one of my clients since 2008. My silver Diana heart ring is among her past purchases. More recently, she acquired my bunny stud earrings in sterling silver. You can buy those (or their 18K-gold siblings) singly … … or in pairs. As I mentioned […]

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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Tweet This was a strange and horrible week. It’s good to see Boston back in business. If you’d like to donate some money to help the victims of the marathon bombing, here are two lists (with some overlap): Wicked Local Mashable Here’s what was on the blog this week: Monday: My safari adventures and, from […]

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