so fresh, so clean

Sometimes, a little infusion of ‘new’ is all one needs to feel reinvigorated and ready to take on several more months of constant gray/drizzle until the sun peeks out for more than 6 hours at a time. After a few particularly busy weeks where ‘normal’ life just seemed to be thrown into upheaval, it was a wonderful respite from the day-to-day to get a bit of shopping, browsing and wishful...

ay, que pena

The 206 was in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico for a family vacation last week, and it was a fantastic trip filled with good times, amazing food, and enough relaxation on the beach to make me realize I could have stayed for another 6 weeks (or more…). There’s something about being on vacation that brings the crass side out of folks who are otherwise fairly straight-laced and proper, and this display...

it’s all around you

One of the things I really love about writing this blog as a side project (besides being in good company) is that people ask me for my opinion on what they’re wearing, what they should wear, what clothing items they should be buying, etc. When giving solicited wardrobe advice to friends, I always try to be honest and constructive. Something I strive for when I post on this blog is...