it’s really surprising that i don’t trip on the sidewalk and fall on my head when i’m out and about.
the best window shopping in the ‘hood is the section of king street – either side – between erb and william streets. when i’m going up or down this stretch, my head is permanently turned to the right as i gaze in the store windows (i seem to always head UP towards william street, then BACK towards erb street, hence the direction of the head turn).
this is one of the more interesting store fronts on “the strip:”
i practically pulled a spiderman
in front of delirium this week.
my skirt is back!!!
i don’t know how many moons ago it was when i first saw this skirt. last fall? the winter? i totally forget. i DO remember pointing it out to mom and dad when we walked past one time and gushing over it.
here’s a close-up of the fabric:
yes, the repeating pattern is of the virgin mary.
i have this thing for unique, colourful, noticeable fabric prints. i have owned several items from peach berserk, among them…
[funny story: i've also had a skull and crossbones hoodie from peachie, and a top that had soldier faces, circa "the war of 1812" on it. a woman actually asked me if that was hitler on that one. can you believe that?!]
here’s the dilemma: do i feel comfortable, as a respectful christian, wearing a skirt of the virgin mary? would that be a sign of disrespect? is it blasphemous?
back in aruba, in march, i bought my catholic-themed bracelet:
again, it’s one of those items that i just had to have because of its quirkiness and orginality and it warms my heart to wear it. however, it’s one thing to wear a small and inconspicuous bracelet that gives me a private chuckle, and quite another to flounce about in a look-at-me, attention-grabbing skirt. but i adore it so.
how comfortable are you with “making a statement” with your clothing? i draw the line at swear words. although i can’t say that the french connection logo hasn’t made me pause in consideration! to do a personal psycho-analysis, i’m guessing that i find borderline-outrageous items a way to express my inner, oft-suppressed rebel. how’s that for playing armchair shrink?!
31 FLAVOURS OF AUGUST
treat: powerbar chocolate protein bites
price: $3.09 (price with my staff discount) … + hst!!
rating: *** 1/2 (three and half stars)
tasting notes: for frankenfood, these are pretty freakin’ awesome. there’s a crunchy outer layer which covers the chewier inside. i could pop these babies like bonbons all day long. and 20 g of protein per package! i just wish they were cheaper!