I have a wall of shoes, and then some. I’m not going to give you a count because it’s an embarrassing amount. I will say “Imelda” escaped my cousin’s lips recently as she stood in my walk-in. Nuff said. I’ve always loved shoes as long as I can remember beginning in high school with these [...]
I must first confess I do not have a minimal wardrobe. If you saw my wardrobe, in its entirety, you’d take my minimal membership card away. Then you’d stomp on it and cut it up into a million pieces. I literally have shoes in cubbies all the way to the ceiling. An important distinction for [...]
What do you do? This question can be an innocuous conversation opener or it can be fully loaded with intent to determine your status, intelligence or even character. Inquiries began when I was in elementary school with “what does your father do?”. In college, the focus moved to my post-grad plans, which big firms called [...]
I keep a pack of shipping tags from the office supply store on hand at all times. You can score 100 for less than 5 smackers and the fun never stops.
A few weeks ago, I spent an entire Sunday cleaning and sprucing up the teeny tiny space where I bocha-bocha. Bocha-bocha means splashing noises in Japanese, to bathe in Hawaii’s Pidgin English. Eight hours, one trash bag and one shopping bag later, I could call my vanity and bath minimal (unlike my closet, which is still [...]