Tuesday, March 2, 2010

We don't care about the young folks

I'm beginning to feel as if Ethan and I are turning into an old couple. We spent our Sunday afternoon driving around the back roads of Massachusetts aimlessly looking for antique stores and man, did we find a lot. The majority of them were way too expensive, but it is still fun to sift through old treasures. I did find an amazing vintage straw purse(see below) I had been looking for one for awhile now and this one is just perfect with its leather details and handle.
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I also had a gift card to the bookstore and bought a selection of Anne Sexton poems. Stupid me though, my gift certificate was for $15, and the book was $14.50 . Being from NH I completely forgot about sales tax (NH is the only state without it, I believe) and when it rang up $15.30 I had no cash or change on me. I had to put 30 cents on my debit card. Oops.
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It is surprisingly warm and sunny today. The bitter bite of winter air is beginning to fade, spring is on its way!
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Outfit details: Sweater,Oxfords, Belt &Purse ...Thrifted, Jeans...American Eagle, Watch...Urban Outfitters.

Spring rusts on its skinny branch
and last summer's lawn
is soggy and brown.
Yesterday is just a number.
All of its winters avalanche
out of sight.
-Anne Sexton, excerpt from her poem The Division of Parts

26 comments:

  1. You look so cute with your little braids!
    Portland doesn't have sales tax either! why oh why do I live in cali...hahhaaa

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  2. your hair looks so cute like this! xo

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  3. The scenery and the lighting really compliments a great outfit.

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  4. sounds like a perfect day to this old gal!

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  5. My boyfriend and I do the exact same thing, minus the scenic drive, and gorgeous backdrops. We're usually stuck on the freeway and seedy neighborhoods hunting for thrift stores. Just another reason that i need to get out of orange county.

    You on the other hand look stunning as usual!

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  6. That purse is amazing!
    I love your oufit, not too many people can pull off the red lipstick, but you do very well

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  7. well anne sexton is worth the extra cents

    love these photos, the angles are amazing

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  8. wow lovely look
    your blog is great!
    xxx

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  9. lovely photos! sounds like a wonderful day :D

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  10. Love your glasses, Rosie! That bag is divine.

    P.S. So happy the new OP video is out! Elijah and Shirley are so amazing. Very fun.

    Lulu Letty

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  11. you got some amazing pictures out of your little trip!
    xox alison

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  12. gorgeous pics! I love that bag and the colour of your lipstick is stunning!

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  13. bahaha! i feel the same way with my bf. we even go out to dinner at like 5pm and order "the usual."

    anyway, i really love the mood of these photos and your outfit is super cute! :)

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  14. These pictures are very beautiful. They look of the pictures whisper spring. Love the red lipstick!
    Following. You have an awesome blog

    http://heraid.blogspot.com

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  15. hi there! new to your blog and i have to say i'm loving your style... the res lipstick braids, and bangs and perfect on you! xo

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  16. what a specacular poem!
    i love anne sexton -
    Cigarettes And Whiskey And Wild, Wild Women is my favorite.

    your pictures are so sweet!
    i can't wait to have a sweet man to feel like an old couple with!

    i's so glad i found your blog!
    following, and can't wait to read more!
    love&light.

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  17. Lovely!!!! great pics ;)

    xoxo

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  18. Looking through antique stores is my favorite!

    Cute purse, and beautiful photos!

    -Brittany

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  19. those pigtail braids are SO CUTE! these photos are really great too.

    ps. take a second to visit my new blog!
    http://diyainherstilettos.blogspot.com/

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  20. Very lovely, i love the red lipstick and that bag!!

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  21. I love your lipstick and the glasses!

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  22. im very happy to have discovered your blog I shall have to now follow you.
    Very nice touch with the red lipstick

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