Category Archives: costume

Halloween Ideas

Interested in doing Halloween, yet not as interested in being a skimpy nurse, witch or Brittany-esque school girl? Take Back Halloween has an interesting suggestion – for women to attire themselves in powerful women throughout the ages: Sumeria, Ancient Greece, … Continue reading

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ASH #24 Teeth

I awoke this morning sometime after 4am, startled first by how light it was, then by the realization I was awake. Rolling out of bed to avoid the drool, I wandered into the dark bathroom, and shortly returned to bed; … Continue reading

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A side of me that I keep well hidden is my love of period costume. There’s about 4 skirts in my closet that are all by-products, or modernized hybrids from historical costume patterns. Why? They are full and long, perfect … Continue reading

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