Mar162009

Exploring the Blingier Side of 1950s Fashion

I received a gift this weekend, Gentle Reader. An item I mentioned coveting and then forgot about. Well, a very dear friend found and bought a replica for me. I am delighted and intend for it to become a signature article of Gail attire. It’s just so very writerly.

This got me thinking about jewelry in general, so I thought I pop some of my favorite pieces up for posterity’s sake. I know many of you come poodling round this blog for sage and satirical writing thoughts, but I have a daring secret to reveal. Sometimes, I’m not writing, I’m shopping.

OK, OK a lot of times.

Gail’s Daily Dose
Your Infusion of Cute:
Dress Me Up Steampunk Style (thanks to the debonair [info]baronlaw for the link)

Your Tisane of Smart:
Pentagon plans a giant spy dirigible to use radar to monitor activity on the ground. Why, that sounds so very stealthy . . . a giant dirigible.
Your Writerly Tinctures:
Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Database

CAKE in Space: Next on the agenda – draft 2.
Soulless: Completed proofs, awaiting ARCs.
Changeless: Gone poof.
Steampunk short: + a mound of notes involving balloons

Quote of the Day:
“If the doctor told me I had six minutes to live, I’d type a little faster.”
~ Isaac Asimov

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