Dressed for a Game of Ping Pong

You know how some people are referred to as “old souls” because they have some sort of inherent understanding of the universe that can only be obtained through coming back and seeing the seasons change 500 or so times?

I am NOT one of these people. I am brand spakin’ new I assure you. I am mystified and intrigued by the simplest processes…flowers blooming…airplanes …even though their explanations are pretty commonly known and make perfect sense to third graders. I am unable to exercise any emotional restraint; I moan loudly when I eat food that I like, even if I have had it 100 times in the past month; I wail in movie theaters where other people merely tear up; and I when I hear a song that I like I dance and sing along wherever I am, grocery stores, restaurants, hospitals…

I am generally pretty immature. I have accepted this fact. My clothing reflects this acceptance.

This is my Abercrombie and Fitch denim mini skirt. It is my best friend. Abercrombie and Fitch denim mini skirt, meet the blogosphere; blogosphere, meet my Abercrombie and Fitch denim mini skirt. I have worn this skirt all summer long every year for the past 6 years. When I was pregnant with the twins I left the button and the zipper open.

I am quite aware that a woman my age- closer to 40 than 30- much much closer- has no business wearing this skirt. Totally inappropriate even at the beach!!! I know this because a few years ago I was talking to the lovely and amazingly stylish Heather who said she would never step foot in Abercrombie and Fitch because everyone in the store is 10 years young than her …Heather is 5 years younger than me.

Today I went out and bought my best friend Abercrombie and Fitch denim mini skirt a new playmate- this white Ann Taylor blouse (am I really that young if I am referring to this garment and a blouse?) They seem pretty happy together.

I am off to get Iced Cream with Baby Dean.

In other news...

I received the highly coveted Sunshine Award which is so fitting for the gorgeous day we are having here in the North East. I am passing on this award to the following lovely ladies...

North of 25A
karlascloset.com (you've gotta check this one out- such style this kid has)
and of course...

(he he he- tag...your it)


  1. Wow! Thank you! It has been one hell of a day, so I appreciate your thinking of me. Back to the post, I get the whole age appropriate thing, but I have to say you look pretty damn good in that skirt - and the top is adorable. So don't wear it to a parent teacher conference...

  2. Oh, I need to chime in...
    First of all, you are NOT immature, merely emotional. Second, the denim mini -- I think you know where I stand. If you've got it, flaunt it. Age is but a number and honey, you've GOT IT!

  3. First time on your blog..just letting you know, you look great in the denim minis...as for the age rule...not your problem really!!

  4. i say, as long as you have the legs for it, go for it!

    (as oppose to myself, who don't, never have, and unless i work out 7 days a week, probably never will!)

  5. I don't give a hoot about the age thing! You have got the body for this look, regardless of any # you attach.

    I have seen teeny boppers with muffin tops wearing minis', now that's a crime.
    Keep rockin' the skirt!
    ANN TAYLOR and denim, CLASSIC!

  6. Oh by the way, Thanks for the Award. I better find ladies to share this with :)

  7. Wow- I feel so validated. Where were all of you when I gave up half shirts in my late 20's!


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