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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Tweet For my New Year’s Eve dinner with 15 friends at Balthazar last night, I got out a vintage Versace dress that I haven’t worn since I rang in the year 2008 at my combination New Year’s/40th birthday party. The dress is from a 1992 Versace collection. When I got it in 2007, I was […]

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Tweet Me and MrB celebrated New Year’s Eve at Balthazar on Dec. 31, 2003. Seems like yesterday. Have a happy new year!

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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Tweet Why write a new Christmas Day post when I wrote the perfect one in 2008? Here is “Happy Holiday, Goyim!” again, with a new, working version of the video and a couple of other updated links: Every December 25, I get into the holiday spirit by reminiscing about an idiot I knew in my […]

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Tweet I’m Jewish but I have a few Christmas-related odds-and-ends. I rediscovered some of these while going through old stuff at my childhood home this year. If any of y’all still have an old-timey record player, we can celebrate Hall & Oates’ stunning induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by playing this […]

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Tweet He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. He knows when you’ve been bad or good … … so be good for goodness sake, because Santa Claws looks like one angry S.O.B.!

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Monday, November 4, 2013

Tweet In a 2011 New York Times op-ed article marking Bob Dylan’s 70th birthday, David Hajdu wrote that 14 is a “formative age” when it comes to musical taste: “You’re in the ninth grade, confronting the tyrannies of sex and adulthood, struggling to figure out what kind of adult you’d like to be, and you […]

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Friday, November 1, 2013

Tweet I love Halloween, but there have been a few years recently when I missed dressing up for one reason or another. I decided to celebrate twice this year to make up for that. For Halloween Eve — October 30 — Stacy Lomman and I put on our disco best to go to my gorgeous […]

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Tweet Here are some “vintage” pumpkin photos for Halloween. Last year, gorgeous blogger Susan of Une femme d’un certain age paid tribute to FitzRoy the cat in pumpkin form. The year before that, I was thrilled by this photo of a pumpkin carved to look like rapper Rick Ross. I was so amused by the […]

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Tweet Thank you to gorgeous Marissa Stempien.com of JustLuxe.com for including my Memento Mori skull ring in her story on “dark and sinister” jewelry! I’m in exceptionally good company, considering an Alexander McQueen design is also on Marissa’s list of “the creepiest, most hauntingly beautiful jewelry.” Click the photo to read the story. In addition, […]

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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Tweet I like repeating theme outfits for holidays. I have a Moschino heart dress for Valentine’s Day and a red, white and blue Alexander McQueen dress for Bastille Day. My 4th of July outfit is my sailor outfit by JC de Castelbajac. Here it is in 2011 … … and here it is in 2012, […]

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