My oh my, where did August go? August rushed on by in a flash, a wink, a moment. Autumn so near! The most recent shop update is very scholarly, don’t you think? This week so many of my friends sent off their little ones to school, some for the first time. What a sweet moment that must be for a mother.
I have always loved school. My mother told me that when I was younger, I would run to the gate of our house to watch the school aged children walk to school and would ask her why couldn’t I go?
My first school I went to was right on the ocean and my schoolmates and I used to go to this cliff and watch sea turtles wade around by the rocks below. Our walk to school took us along the beach and it was common to see jellyfish washed up on the shore. Sometimes we would poke them with sticks to see if they would glow. What a different life that was. Sometimes I can’t believe it was my childhood.
STITCHED YARROW BLOUSE | vintage 1950s white embroidered bowtie blouse
GRAMERCY PLOT SKIRT | vintage 1980s bold plaid wool a-line skirt
Over on instagram I had asked “What was your major in college?” (if you attended) and I wasn’t that surprised that many of you had majored in something related to history. For the love of old things, yes?
I never finished school. University was not my cup of tea. I wanted to learn what I wanted to learn about, not be told what I had to learn. So I dropped out of school, moved to Europe, and never went back. Thank goodness for public libraries, Wikipedia, and the Internet. Knowledge is always at your fingertips!
Some new vintage accessories in the shop…
NOTED NOVEL HEELS | vintage 1950s navy peep toe high heels
PEDIGREE GARDEN SCARF | vintage 1950s navy silk floral bouquet print scarf