And Sunday Winds Down…

Mood: Happy Song: It Grows by Bloc Party Drink: A stolen drink of cherry limeade that has been sneakily replaced as the boy comes through the door Snack: A stolen nibble of shepherd’s pie leftovers Today has been so eventful, I scarcely know where to begin. Granted, I have to type quickly because the dude […]

The Underskirt

Unlike the camicia post I don’t have a large historic schpeel about the underskirt’s role in the Italian woman’s every day – or special occassion – routine. There are no extant examples of underskirts and there are no separate skirts to be spotted anywhere in any painting that I have seen. This probably discredits this […]

The Camicia

The camicia [also known as a smock, shift, or chemise depending on where you hail from] is the basic undergarment for women of this time period and afterwards. Since washing techniques during these times were harsh and only suitable for hard-wearing fabrics, it was absolutely necessary to have some sort of barrier to keep that […]

Ugh.

Mood: Tired Song: The New World (Markus Schulz Coldharbour Remix) by Markus Schulz Drink: N/A Snack: N/A I can’t really tell you how sick and tired I am of seeing water in my freaking basement. If one thing isn’t busting, another is overflowing. The flood culprit this time? A dryer sheet. Yes, that’s right, a […]