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  • The O.G. Street Style Photographer

    The two beautiful people in this picture are my grandparents. On the back of the photo, in block print, someone scrawled: Unknown, August 10, 1942. Below that notation, in my grandmother’s perfect penmanship cursive, reads: Sue and Vane Brant, Duluth, MN – 1942. Considering the recent debate about street style worthiness and the profession of […]

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  • the five rules of style

    The sun is finally out and after the “longest winter in the history of the world,” I am ready to do some shopping. In an effort to define my “look” for the season, I examined the trends online and in several fashion magazines (Vogue, Vogue UK, Marie Clare, Elle, Lucky, etc.) and here is a […]

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  • Nostalgia: Daddy Pat

    This handsome young man was my grandfather.  I have this picture dated around 1942. Doesn’t he look like a barrel of laughs?  He was. I am not sure why his birthday has hit me so hard this year, as he passed away a few years ago.  My sister suggested that maybe with how crazy the […]

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  • Pop Says: Just Be Honest

    Ed Note: After a conversation with my sister today, I wanted to revisit this post. And clarify that it is an on-going challenge. But one that makes me happier each and every day I practice just being honest. Earlier this year, I was talking to my parents about my New Year’s Resolution…ummm, list. The second […]