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Fashion Qโ€™s from You Know Who

Rory’s at it again, folks! ๐Ÿ˜‚

Todayโ€™s topic is โ€ฆโ€ฆโ€ฆโ€ฆ.. The Fashionastas!

Could you cope with buying no clothes for a full year?

I guess so… ๐Ÿ˜ข

How many pairs of coloured/patterned socks do you possess?


What is YOUR number one fashion rule?

Visible items must match.

What is the quirkiest customised outfit you have ever worn and where and what for did you wear it?

I dressed like an elf for a Christmas party a few years ago and won a prize.

In your opinion what are 5 basic but important items of clothing?

Black pants, black tee shirt, white tee shirt, turquoise sweater, black jacket.

Ok, so Flares? Once popular for the 70โ€™s sure โ€ฆ. but where are they now?

Hopefully making cozy bedding for endangered tiger cubs or something.

Which are your best three quotes that mean the most to you with regards fashion/clothing/lifestyle?

I like what I like.

I don’t care what’s in style.

I want to be warm.

You obviously have favourite colours you enjoy wearing, we all do โ€“ but if you were asked to wear the opposite colours to what you normally wear what would those colours be?

Bright red, bright orange, lemon yellow.

What are the wrong trousers to wear like ever?

For me, any that hit between knee and ankle. ๐Ÿ˜

What is your favourite style of nightwear from the following options?

Baggy T-Shirt, boxers/long Johns

Ridiculous looking Pyjamas

Nothing as in bare all over

Sexy attire โ€“ you know the naughty stuff

Other – regular clothes mostly. What if there’s an earthquake and I have to run outside?

For you what one single musical track just speaks fashion to you?

Right Said Fred’s “I’m Too Sexy.”

The celebrity whose style you most identify with from the following?

Melissa McCarthy

Jack Nicholsan

Clarke Gable

Halle Berry

Meryl Streep

Lady Gaga

Charlie Chaplain

Gene Kelly

Other – Diane Keaton (always cold and layered up).

Would you wear stripes with squares?

It depends on colors and actual design.

Which out of the following line up are you most likely to wear?

Heels, Boots, Flats, Loafers, Sneekers, Brogues, Thongs [Flip Flops], Running Shoes*, sandals, Wedges, Slippers, Lace Ups, Decks, Wellingtons, Riding Boots, Mules, Ankle Boots, Boat shoes, Chukkas, Chelsea Boot, Slips ons?

*I have a great pair of running shoes I wear for walking. They’re turquoise!

Are hats your thing? If so which styles?

I love cute hats! Mostly I wear them for costumes though.

For women; last time you wore a scarf and for men; last time you wore a tie?

I wore a scarf last week ~ it was turquoise!

Have you ever physically suffered for the sake of a fashion trend?

When I was younger, I’d wear high heels to look sexy, even when they hurt my feet or back. I refuse to do that now. I also would tolerate being cold so my cute outfit could be seen without a big lumpy jacket tossed over it, but I won’t do that now either. Pffft!

Weekly Prompts: Yellow


Sue’s Weekly Prompts

Question Fun a la Rory

Todayโ€™s topic is โ€ฆโ€ฆโ€ฆโ€ฆ.. Creativity & Imagination!

What is creativity?

What isn’t?

Is creativity a good thing to have?

Until you poke your eye out…

How much does a mountain weigh?

On which planet?

If the wheel had not have been inventented, where we would be now?

Rockin’ but not rollin’ ๐ŸŽถ

How many books in the average library?

100 (average ~ C ~ 100).

Why do we wear shoes, l mean is it really important?

Yes, actually. You can die from a foot infection.

Whatโ€™s more important, creativity, imagination or knowledge and why?

Depends on the situation.

Do you think that creativity is part of human nature or is it something that must be nurtured and learned? I mean are we born creative?

Born creative and it’s stifled by life’s drudgery.

Whatโ€™s the worst name you could give a raccoon?


What the best name you could give your goldfish?


If you could curse someone โ€“ what curse would you choose?

Remember everything all the time.

If you were in the worst possible natural disaster you could be in would you survive?


What was your natural disaster then?


You have been tasked with the role of imagining a new government โ€“ what would you conjure up and why?

All women running everything. Why not give that a shot, since men seem to have made a mess of it and women are good at cleaning shit up.

What is imagination in your eyes?

Letting your thoughts flow freely.

Given the choice would you prefer to be creative, imaginative, inventive or self aware?

Inventive. I’m already the other three, but they’re pretty useless without actual physical talent.


See above, plus it would be awesome to invent something useful and make bank.

Three of a Derp [100 words]

So, my likes have been light
And my comments are nil
Cuz I’m going away
To see my daughter and SIL.
But I thought I would post
To the pix prompt of three,
Then I saw I misread…
Oh whoops, woe is me!


Posting them anyway, nyah! I won’t include the prompt link, so my post will just float in the WP pool untethered to any other post, just like in the old days. Weird now though.

The idea was to take three photos of one subject in three ways, not have three subjects in a photo, but like whateverrr.

Late Night Quick Draw

Late Night Quick Draw ~ sorry for the oopsy. Rory seems to have deleted or rescheduled his post. Maybe it will magically reappear later. Copy pasta the questions at your own risk!

Season 1

Describe yourself in 7 words?

Funny, serious, organized, reliable, introverted, poetic, neurotic.

What do you find funny?

Yer mom.

Favourite Food?


Favourite Tipple?

Constant Comment black & orange tea.

Favourite Ice Cream Flavour?

Cookie dough.

Currently Reading?

The Essex Serpent.

Last Film you saw [Cinema/DVD]?

While You Were Sleeping.

Favourite Comfort Food?


Ideal Breakfast?


Favourite Music Genre?

Classic rock.

Best Holiday you have had?

Portland with my daughter.

Holiday destination you would love to see?

New Mexico might be nice.

Whatโ€™s your favourite animal?

Favourite Game?

Ticket to Ride.

Favourite sport [Take part in/watch]?


Most Favourite Nursery Rhyme Growing Up?

Pop Goes the Weasel.

Favourite Colour?


What would be your perfect day?

Assuming I can’t go back in time, just a pain-free, stress-free day would be nice.

Mmm middle…

I’m not keen on extremes. Seems lately, at least on the internet, most of what you read veers to the ideology of the far left or the far right. And people do love their labels. They’re not comfortable until they slap one on you and box you up. Everywhere you go, you’re bedeviled with folks yelling out “racist!” “socialist!” “traitor!” etc. at peeps.

I find it much more sensible to hover in the middle. That’s not to say I’m indecisive on issues of the day ~ I feel strongly about many topics. But much of the time I don’t agree with what’s being presented as either the “conservative” position or the “liberal” position. They both swing too wildly from anything that makes sense for our society, whether we’re talking about something like banning all guns or banning all abortions (and the birth control pill too!)… just pure insanity, imo.

This is why I call myself a moderate. And the more outrageous things I read from both sides only further convinces me that staying in the middle is a good place to be. Of course that also makes me a convenient target of wrath and derision from peeps at both ends, but eh whatever.

The middle is where it’s at, man.

(Sorry to get political, but this was on my mind today and I wasn’t feeling the creative vibe.)

The Weekly Smile

This week’s smile is one of those theater masks ๐ŸŽญ ~ but half of it is a smile, so it counts!

Let’s do the tragedy first so we can end on an upbeat note. I ordered a dress, along with some other stuff, for my daughter’s birthday in March and the dress didn’t fit, so we exchanged it for another one. Since the Dumb Company was only sending a dress, instead of packaging it up in a safe box to be left at my door, they squashed it up in a plastic bag, which the mailperson further squished into my mailbox.

When I retrieved the mail, the plastic bag had caught on the metal of the mailbox, tearing through it and the dress, making a hole in the fabric. I had to send it back again, as damaged this time, and request another one. I guess my March birthday girl is going to get her gift in May. ๐Ÿ™„

Around the same time, I separately ordered two packages of socks for myself from Amazon. I arrived home the other night and there was a giant box at my door. Hmm, I thought… what’s this? I opened it to find a bunch of bubble packs protecting my precious socks, which were in perfect pristine condition.

Say what you will about Amazon, they know how to ship their stuff without wrecking it. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜€๐ŸŽ‰

My Purrfect Day

Gatsby here! ๐Ÿ˜บ

G’Mornings everypawdy! Mommy’s friend Rawry posted my Interview yesterday, and I sound grrreat! ๐Ÿ˜บ

Thanks Rawry! RAWR!

You may notice there is a blank question. I forgotted to answer it because there was a noise outside, or a spider, or maybe I had a tired. Anyway, I will answer it meow. What is my purrfect day?

3:00AM: loudly proclaim my philosophical views about life, the universe, and everything. No, it is not 42. But 42 is a good number of treats to have daily. On second thought, maybe it is 42!

4:00AM: make lots of noise jumping on and off the windowsills looking for early birds.

5:00AM: yark up some harbls just as Mommy is getting a teensy bit more sleep.

6:00AM: pester Mommy for treats and then don’t eat them. ๐Ÿ˜น

7:00AM: bite Mommy’s feets as she’s trying to get dressed RAWR!

8:00AM: look for cute Calico neighbor kitty when Mommy leaves for work.


6:00PM: make big poo in litter box right before Mommy comes home so the apartment smells delightful.

7:00PM: have snuggles and cuddles wif Mommy! ๐Ÿ’–

8:00PM: nom up some food.

9:00PM: take catnap.

10:00PM: run around like a maniac for no reason whatsoever!

11:00PM: go to sleep with Mommy and her phone. ๐Ÿ˜ป

On the road… [CFFC]

Cee challenges us to find photos of roads, streets, dirt, country, etc. this week.

1. Portland, OR

2. Costa Mesa, CA

3. Ross, CA

4. Huntington Beach, CA

5. Costa Mesa, CA