:: October to December ::

I’m shocked to realize that I’ve not posted here on my blog since OCTOBER!  Wow.  Scandal.  Do I have a good excuse?  No, not really.  My only excuse / reasoning is the same as it normally is when I lapse in writing this long (or longer): I’ve got a lot going on and simply haven’t been inclined to blog. 

Pretty plain and simple. 

But, I have had a lot going on.

I was in a play.  I started a new job.  I’ve traveled for work.  I have vamped up my Etsy store (and surpassed 550 sales!)… and the list goes on. 

And now here it is December – almost Christmas! – and I’m just now making time to write again.  And, as I sit here trying to churn out a post, I realize that, even with all the things I’ve been doing, I don’t rightly know what to blog about. 


I will say that I’ve been very “into” Facebook lately.  Yes, yes, I know.  I shunned it for so long, saying that I didn’t want to get into it, didn’t want another thing to log-into each day, etc. etc.  But, I’m weak and easily persuaded (apparently) and fell into the throngs of people who Facebook daily.  I wonder at the pros and cons of it.  While it seems like such a wonderful, fun, easy way to meet people and interact, it isn’t really – REALLY – interaction, is it?  You go about “friending” people you kind-of-sort-of-or-maybe-have-seen-in-the-cafe-once and then feel like a schmuck when they accept but look at you weird the next time they see you out and about.  And then you realize that you have the exact same number of friends that you had before you had so many “friends”. 

Or maybe that is just me.

I guess, to tell the truth, I’ve learned a lot lately about friends and real friends and even the type people who are capable of being friends.  I realize (have been forced to realize) that some people simply don’t  have what it takes to be a friend and yet, most of those same people expect everyone to be their friend and go to the ends of the earth for them.  I know that you must BE a friend to HAVE a friend but that goes for both parties; there is no friendship without reciprocation.

In other news…?  Actually, there is very little other news. 

My Christmas shopping is done, for the most part.   I have now only to wrap and make them all pretty, and ship the ones that need shipping.

I had the worst migraine I’ve ever had in my entire life over the weekend.  It came complete with light flashes, throwing up, nosebleed, not being able to see out of my left eye, etc.  I thought I was going to die.  Thankfully, I did not and now feel better.  However, my neck has been hurting pretty profoundly for the past several weeks – months maybe – and I can’t seem to figure out how to relieve it.  It is all very vexing, really.

So, this, I fear, is all I have to tell.  Hopefully my next post – whenever it might come – will bring more news of some sort!

Until then, dear readers…


Browse the awesome vintage photos I have for sale in my Etsy shop:  recy.etsy.com

::: Also, I’m in the process of including a 100% upcycled cashmere line to my Etsy store.  I have a fabby black 100% cashmere cowl listed now… for only $25!   Not to be missed!  Check it out! More, including 100% cashmere legwarmers, to be listed soon! :::


5 thoughts on “:: October to December ::

  1. I’ve never had a migraine before. From what you described it sounds like a very painful and scary experience. Did you go to the Doctor? I hope you have fully recovered from it now.

  2. o my girl! it’s been awhile! i hear ya on the facebook thing. i have an account and check in every so often, but it’s definitely true that facebook “friends” do not equal real friends.

    sorry to hear about your monster migraine. they suck.

    happy holidays to you!! xoox

  3. Yay! It’s about time for a new post, girlie!
    Gosh, I think I’ve been a horrible friend…. I’ve been so wrapped up lately with things going on at home . . . I’m sorry if I’ve been neglectful or selfish-thinking! You are such a bright light; I treasure your friendship!
    And, thank goodness that migraine is over–that sounded scary! I read that magnesium supplements are supposed to help migraine sufferers (it seems to help my sister, knock on wood!). Your neck is still hurting? I thought it let up! 😦 Do you have any BioFreeze?
    Love ya loads!
    Cute vintage pic, btw!

  4. I hear ya on the Facebook/friends thing – I have been addicted to Facebook myself, but have also found it frustrating that what I initially set out to use it for has not been what it turned out to be used for.

    Did that make sense? lol

    I dunno…. was hoping to actually *meet* up with new people. Instead, it seems to be a contest on how many friends you get online. Kinda like My Space, altho at least Facebook is not swamped with the band stuff.

    But thats just me =) I AM glad I have managed to find friends like you again via Facebook, so it has made it worthwhile in that respect.

    Anywhooo! I better quit rambling on lol Hope you had an AWESOME Christmas!!

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