Having coffee with my darling, pictured here about a month ago at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. He was particularly interested in conservation techniques. However, when I mentioned something along those lines about my jawline (conservation, er-um, a cosmetic procedure) he bristled. We bandied for a few moments about papery skin, turkey necks, etc., and he finished off with, “There are no winners in a wattle contest.” Will contemplate this over a second cup.
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Damn it. I’ve had about eight hours sleep in the last 48 hours, but a deal’s a deal. We’re going to talk about hair pieces. Something you’ll never see John Travolta or Kevin Spacey do: I mean steal Mr. Lester’s shirt and flop their hair nearly upside down after the Oscar’s. Because their hair pieces, while nicely secured with glue, are impervious to flopping. Now, you know men on screen adhere to some pretty weird beauty standards themselves, and the […]
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That’s me last week, considering the posts of yesterday it’s pretty evident my hairstyle is deeply influenced by my natal decade… Although, I’ve never gotten the eyeliner thing down. Mr. L and I have discussed going short and silver (children avert your eyes) and the very notion has been dubbed an… nope, I can’t bring myself to type that… okay, the meaning of what he said was that it would be an impediment to connubial bliss… So, there you have […]
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