Birthday Wish List

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Today was my birthday.  I spent the day at home but I still enjoyed myself…just taking it easy.  I’ve been having a couple of minor health issues which are more annoying than serious but I’ve cut way back on my usual running around fun time.  That’s why I haven’t posted.  I haven’t really felt too much like getting dressed up and going out.  I should be doing a lot better in a few days.  I did go out a couple of times but didn’t bring the camera.  Anyway enough excuses!

I did want to show you my new wish list.

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All these dresses are from Dress Barn which is becoming a favorite store of mine.  They just have pretty things this spring.

Hugs, Susan

An Evening with Arlo

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Saturday night I went to see Arlo Gurthrie at the Barclay Theater in Irvine.  Now I have loved Arlo since he did “Alice’s Restaurant” about a zillion years ago.  I admire his talent as a musician, storyteller, photographer,  song-writer and singer.  He’s also a kind and generous soul.  The concert was very enjoyable…just Arlo, his guitars and a piano.  He told some great stories, some about his father, Woody Guthrie, and sang some songs.  If you get a chance to see Arlo, you should go.  If you’re very young and you haven’t seen “Alice’s Restaurant,” watch the movie and listen to the song.  You’ll get a real feel for the sixties.

Hugs, Susan

Relaxing at the Village Inn on Balboa Island

This is the last of last week’s outings.  Good thing since a new week starts tomorrow!  My friend Sharon D. and I went to see Art of Sax (aka Red Street) on Tuesday evening.  I’ve been friends with Will and Eddie for almost 20 years.  Yikes!  Of course we were merely children when we met (yeah right).155Will

Will

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Eddie

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If you’re in Orange County on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings, go check them out.  You’ll have a fabulous time!

I have no photos of my outfit.  I wore these flowered pants, a black V- neck Tee, black belt and black heels.rm256_printc_s sb

Hugs, Susan

St. Patrick’s Day Tea

Saturday was a girls day out  at the Heritage Museum for their St. Patrick’s Day Tea.  The Victorian Tea Society uses this as a fundraiser for Heritage Museum.  Heritage Museum is a beautiful Victorian House and gardens in Santa Ana, CA.  The ladies in the Tea Society all com dressed in their Victorian clothes and hats.

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Above picture is of one of the Victorian Tea Society ladies wearing a dress she made!  Below is our table at tea.

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Sandra, Paula and I.

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Sandra and I.  Sandra is the organizer for “Fun Day Trips” and usually does the photos.  Paula took this one.  I’m wearing a mint green sweater with sparkles from Dress Barn, slacks from DB in a darker green, Multi-colored scarf from DB and Clutch from Target.

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Group photo before the tea.

Hope your St. Patrick’s Day was fun!

Hugs, Susan

Friday Night with Janis

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I’ve had such a busy week since last Friday that I’m getting far behind in posts!  Friday night I went with some friends to see “One Night with Janis Joplin” at the Pasadena Playhouse.  What a fabulous Show!  Great singers, great band and the woman who played Janis was amazing!   It was like being at a concert with some personal time  listening to Janis Joplin.  If you get the chance to see it…GO!

The real Janis

The real Janis

Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin

Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin

Coral embellished Tee

Coral embellished Tee

Flowered jeans

Flowered jeans

I wore this Coral Tee and Flowered Jeans from Dress Barn.  The Tee actually goes with these jeans (I promise).  I didn’t get a chance to take pictures Friday night but I do have pictures of Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day Tea which I’ll post tomorrow.

Hugs, Susan

Zombie Love

Yesterday, my friend Sharon D. and I went to the movies to see “Warm Bodies” This was a very cute, funny and romantic comedy out of Canada. We both laughed and enjoyed the movie. Think Romeo and Juliet with Romeo a zombie! He was a very cute zombie too. “R” narrated the story of his romance with Julie. Don’t go to see it expecting some critically acclaimed art house film…just go for some light- hearted fun! It does have a sweet message though.

Have a fun weekend!
Hugs, Susan

What I Want Now

Mint handbag

Mint handbag

Blue lace skirt

Blue lace skirt

Print skirt

Print skirt

Styled yellow lace tee

Styled yellow lace tee

Yellow lace tee

Yellow lace tee

blue lace tee

blue lace tee

White eyelet dress

White eyelet dress

Blue print dress

Blue print dress

Tropical print dress

Tropical print dress

color block handbag

color block handbag

Lace tee (only I want mine in pink)

Lace tee (only I want mine in pink)

All these pretties are from Dress Barn. This is my wish list for spring and summer.

What’s on your wish list of pretty things?

XOXO, Susan

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