Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Dressing Table Things

While attending a large, family gathering many years ago, my great Aunt Christine, who was sitting next to me on my grandmother's white naugahyde couch, leaned over and said, with a kind sparkle in her eye, "I like your ear baubles."

On my birthday, earlier this month, I made a solitary trip downtown and bought myself a new pair of ear baubles... silver with green beads and just a little bit dangly. They have quickly become the pair -- you know, the ones that I wear almost every day. At night I take them off and place them on the dressing table in the bathroom. I think Aunt Christine, with her delightful, vintage ways, would approve