Leopard, Oxblood and Sparkle

Dear Laura,

As you know, I escaped New York last week before the storm. I did not want to go. Even with the threat of power outages. New York is truly not as dangerous as it used to be, and I am old definitely enough to remember it when it was unsafe. But the evacuation order was given and my father (who did live through a blackout in the city) asked me to leave twice. It’s probably better as my building is kind of flooded. Uncomfortable to think that if I return tomorrow I will have nowhere to live.

Still, I feel oddly like I abandoned my city. I haven’t felt much like blogging. Been a bit sad. I tried to cheer myself up by picking up some winter clothing at the local mall the other day, but I don’t think it worked. I may have to go again. I’ll need some warmer things to wear anyway. I don’t have anything but summer clothing here. …

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Evening Journeys

December 2, 2011
Dear Caitlin,

So what else have I been doing lately? Trying to refine my low light photography (I’ll let you know if I ever create a decent formula) and playing with Camera+ on my iPhone 4S. So glad I upgraded my phone instead of getting a new point-and-shoot. The phone was cheaper! And it’s far more useful than just another camera.

I’m wearing my new Simply Vera by Vera Wang for Kohl’s jacket (I’ve been hunting this thing for a month), American Apparel shirt, J.Crew skirt, Assets by Sara Blakely tights, and Born boots.


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