The Boiler Suit: What Goes Around Comes Around
22 July 2020 | VA Notes Fashion

The Boiler Suit: What Goes Around Comes Around

There’s nothing new about a boiler suit.

Not in my world, anyway.


Boiler Suits have a unique place in my memory because I wore one the day I met David, my husband of many decades. I’ve known him longer than I haven’t – which is 40 years and I still remember exactly what I wore for our first encounter.


I was “tricky” about the meeting.

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Flip, Spin, Swirl And Twirl
17 July 2020 | VA Notes Uncategorized

Flip, Spin, Swirl And Twirl

I’m finally feeling in the mood for some swirl and twirl.

Frankly, I am sick of myself and how I have been looking.

I’m in the irritating frame of mind that likes nothing.

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Be Brave: The Top 5 Reds
27 June 2020 | VA Notes Beauty

Be Brave: The Top 5 Reds


What a wonderful portrait of a very beautiful woman.

Isabella Rossellini has one of those unforgettable faces and age has only enhanced her beauty. If Better, Not Younger had a pin-up girl, it could be her.

Everything works for me in this image – the shirt with cufflinks, the earrings and the simple red lip with little eye makeup and a strong brow.

The old beauty rule of strong lips and light eyes is absolutely perfect.

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