This Square Peg.

Happily Not Fitting In Since 1978.

Elegant? Why, Thank You. (Fabu Fashion TBT)

Hey, y’all. On Monday of this week, I wore a pencil skirt that I snagged from Nordstrom Rack (they built one by my house, so I officially bid all my … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Great Lotion vs Oil Debate.

Well, it’s not cats vs. dogs, but in my opinion, it’s pretty high up there in terms of which you prefer. (Dogs, by the way.) Anyway, I’ve been a lotion … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why Not Me?

I won’t get into why I love Mindy Kaling more than you’ll ever understand–and I do, I just stinkin’ do–but this excerpt (printed in Glamour magazine) from her forthcoming second book of … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Meanwhile, in Paris…

…This petite Parisienne is killing it, all with a croissant in her tiny, stylish hand. C’est bien, petit. C’est bien.

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

How Queens Fly.

She manages to give me Jackie O and simply Lupita all at once. Le sigh.

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

because your Mother is always right.

So my mother hasn’t dressed me since I was a teenager, but deep down in her heart, I know she wants to. I would classify my personal style as modern, … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

Your Elephant, After All.

and while the others gasped when you called me an elephant, I gazed at you with pride—as if you were mine, a lover armed with a compliment— and understood that … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · 4 Comments


Misty Copeland was rejected by a ballet academy at 13 years old for having the “wrong body for ballet.” She is now, as of June 30, the first African-American female principal … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Summertime, and the Cutting is Easy…

It was going to happen eventually. My longing for change would be manifested via my hair, and that’s exactly what happened. Without further ado… I cut my hair. What what? … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Two James Taylors on a Seesaw.

Because he is my favorite singer-songwriter (no, seriously; of all time) and because I thought it was silly and cute: here are the real James Taylor and a fake JT … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

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