Today Will be Different by Maria Semple. She's the author of Where'd You Go, Bernadette, and this novel serves another dose of biting Seattle not-so-typical slice of life.
Nick Cave's covers of Leonard Cohen's songs are my favorite.
I've been enjoying every minute of The Crown. We've also binged on the second season of Red Oaks (Amazon). This bittersweet story of a group of twentysomethings in Bergen County, NJ, during the 1980s deserves more attention and hype.
Just watch the last episode of John Oliver's Last Week Tonight. Otherwise I've got nothing.
Not safe for work, obviously.
Vintage: Magie Noire. The real stuff, especially in the huile concentration. New: Atelier des Ors Iris Fauve.
Dark dark red lips.
Frequently Worn Item/Outfit
It's black tights season again. I can't say I'm too happy about it.
A bowl of fresh ricotta cheese with two spoons of honey blended in. Or a plate of burrata with a slice tomato. Or Irish cheese wedges. There's a theme here.
I can't even.
A bubble of home life, cats, friends, decorating. And cheese. We'll always have cheese.
I keep having to remind myself that very short women should probably avoid over-the-knee boots, but this Givenchy doesn't look half bad:
You know it's bad when it feels like Bill Mahr isn't using enough profanity.
Dare I ask how are you? What's on your list of loves and banes? Any wishes and recommendations?
Art: Charles Burchfield, Autumn Wind, 1949. I've always found that Burchfield is to anxiety what Van Gogh is to hallucinations.