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feelin' horny..

chuck isn't the type to bring me roses (thank goddess) but, more often than not, he'll bring home a little something. usually pieces of scrap paper, rusted metal, notes he found in library books, etc....things he knows i'll like.

last night he brought me these from the set of 'dreamgirls'..

i wore glasses throughout my childhood, and was never proud of the fact. but, now, for some reason, i feel a sense of contentment, knowing i wore horn rims starting around age 3. as the years passed, and my sense of un-hippness became abundantly clear, the glasses became much less fashionable and more nerdy, which only reinforced my already low self esteem and deepened my disdain for these imposed apparatus glued to my head. (as if having braces, dorky hairstyles and acne weren't enough to push me to the brink of insanity!!!)

to this day, i feel awkward wearing my glasses, even around chuck..i'm left wondering whether i'll ever truly grow up. but, then again, do i really WANT to?


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Mar. 7th, 2006 08:56 pm (UTC)
those glasses rock the casbah
as does chuck.
Mar. 7th, 2006 11:36 pm (UTC)
and yes. chuck does indeed rock.
Mar. 7th, 2006 09:21 pm (UTC)

oh, lady, i think those are fabulous!
Mar. 7th, 2006 11:40 pm (UTC)
hold on.
wait a sec.
a classy chick like YOU approves??
well, i guess i won't get beat up at school after all..
Mar. 7th, 2006 11:48 pm (UTC)

and i got style for miles, lady! immeasurable!

(plus, i can kick ass if need be ;))
Mar. 8th, 2006 12:44 am (UTC)
a stylish scrapper..
you're MY dreamgirl!!!!
Mar. 8th, 2006 04:00 pm (UTC)

aw lady *blush*
now you're just talkin' nonsense!

hey! i have stuff to send you! found objects ;)
Mar. 8th, 2006 05:36 pm (UTC)
that's me...miss nonsensical!
and you have treasures for mwah?
p.o. box 8244
la crescenta, CA 91224

THANK YoU!!!!!!
Mar. 7th, 2006 09:35 pm (UTC)
awww i <3 those glasses!
Mar. 7th, 2006 11:28 pm (UTC)
Hi, you don't know me, but I <3 your icon. :)
Mar. 7th, 2006 11:41 pm (UTC)
ooooh, she's choice alright...FULL of buttery 80's goodness!
Mar. 7th, 2006 11:58 pm (UTC)
haha. thanks and rikki thanks you too!
Mar. 7th, 2006 11:24 pm (UTC)
Ooooooo, those are VERY cool!
Mar. 8th, 2006 12:39 am (UTC)
i'm still debating whether they make me look like an old lady or a hipster..
oooooooor a hip old lady???
Mar. 7th, 2006 11:28 pm (UTC)
I'm shopping for frames right now, so I gotta say, those rock. :)
Mar. 8th, 2006 12:42 am (UTC)
thrift stores might be your best bet.
(or in my case, 60's genre movie sets)
Mar. 8th, 2006 01:08 am (UTC)
two thumbs WAY up! if anyone can pull those off, it's you, hot stuff! ;)
Mar. 8th, 2006 01:16 am (UTC)
i might just have to dye my hair blue to complete 'the look.'
oh, and get dentures, a hearing aid, and one of those big fat bingo markers!!!
'look out boys, here i come!' (in a walker)
Mar. 8th, 2006 01:26 am (UTC)
haha, no no no, that is NOT what i meant!! what i meant is "funky-shaped glass are really in right now, and only the hippest people [such as YOURSELF] can really pull them off!"
Mar. 8th, 2006 02:18 am (UTC)
oh my dear, sweet thing..
your check is SO in the mail.
i just can't help from making fun of myself, that's all..
i guess i'm just beating everyone to the punch! ;D
Mar. 8th, 2006 08:33 am (UTC)
hiya, B!

LoVe the look!!!!!!

yeah, know whatcha mean about glasses in general... i got nasty feedback for wearing my glasses for a performance once, but hey! i have rEally dry eyes, and some days contacts just dOn't work. so ya gotta do whatcha gotta do.

plus, you look way kewl in those specs!
going to bed now... i can't be too sick if i can stay up and play on the 'puter til 2:30am!

Mar. 8th, 2006 08:35 am (UTC)
ok- one more comment:

you are so frickin' cute!!!!!! and what nice healthy pink gums you have!

(guess that was 2 comments...)
Mar. 8th, 2006 05:45 pm (UTC)
my gums thank you!!!
and you, my dear are a vision!!! with or without specs..
i love that one shot of you in your livingroom as a kid on your 70's recliner with your 70's panted legs stretched straight and your 70's glasses and your hippy long hair...i just wish we would've known each other then!!!

Mar. 8th, 2006 04:39 pm (UTC)
I think that picture of you in pigtails is just the sweetest one ever taken!!! Those glasses do remind me of a pair I had and was forced to wear until 10th grade!!! I really hated them then. That must be why I indulge Sara's almost every fashion whim. No bobbysocks and hornrims for her!!! But, they do look kinda cute on you-the retro look and all. Love pammy
Mar. 8th, 2006 05:54 pm (UTC)
Re: pammy
oh man, you were the hippiest hipster around in my eyes!!! (and still are!!!) bell bottom gypsy queen, you were!!! and that HAiR...omg, don't get me started. i SO idolized you..

and sara's lucky to have a mom like you..
i remember only being able to afford one pair of 'cool' jeans as a teenager at one point, and i tried to wear them EVERYDAY to avoid wearing the 'uncool' pairs. mom caught on and wouldn't let me...wah.

i think it has to be a little easier now as a kid, though, since pretty much anything goes in fashion. well, i take that back. a boy still might get pummeled for wearing a skirt these days. :/
Mar. 8th, 2006 04:45 pm (UTC)
i love them!

finding the right glasses = holy grail. because i am not satisfied + need change, i have 3 pair {plus the sofa frames*} myself + continue to look in every city i am ever in.

* sofa set is worn when at home alone + watching movie on sofa + i might fall asleep + smoosh the good/more fragile frames!
Mar. 8th, 2006 05:59 pm (UTC)
i love that you call them your sofa pair!!!
i have an older pair lurking in storage somewhere.. we're talking circa early 80's, BiG round john lennon wanna be specs. let's just say they're my 'earthquake' pair! ;D
Mar. 8th, 2006 08:27 pm (UTC)
i love them!! i need glasses :( glasses like these would be my first choice!
Mar. 8th, 2006 11:28 pm (UTC)
well, if chuck finds another pair on the set floor, they're YOURS baby!!!
i'm sure you could find some cute hornies in a portland thrift store, though...ask the damnportlanders, they'll know right where to go...i love that community!!!
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