Posts Tagged: spring

Laura Ashley Vintage 1984 Spring Dress Collection

Fashion in the 1980s was not only the New Wave, neon-colored, spandexed, Flashdance attire that we always think defines the style of that decade. There was definitely a more classic side, with the Sloane Ranger (Princess Diana) and Preppy look. There was also a more romantic, traditional look in dresses, with the popularity of Laura… Read more »

Clotheslines and Forget-Me-Nots

Spring has been springing forth thoroughly for several months now in the Pacific Northwest, and more so in the last week. My backyard is going absolutely berserk with growth. The pretty little blue forget-me-nots seem to be all over the place about a month ahead of normal bloom time. They’ve positioned themselves right under my… Read more »

Clothesline Season is Finally Here!

Since I don’t use a clothes dryer and only air-dry my laundry, I am exceptionally jubilant when the weather becomes warm and sunny enough to dry outside. Today was such a day! Almost 70 degrees, sunny, and a gentle breeze equals optimum outdoor laundry-drying conditions. I cleaned off my nylon rope clothesline, which is sturdily… Read more »

In the PINK 1969 Fashions

Spring is just around the corner (I keep telling myself), and I have been longing to wear my very favorite color – PINK!  Since it is still so cold I plowed through my cashmere sweater pile and found two bright pink ones that I could layer – a turtleneck and a cardigan. It felt good… Read more »