A most beautiful friend died yesterday.
I got to see her, say “I love you” and hold her hand before she moved on.
I’m hoping that she was able to float out on the next plane, blissing out, losing her pain.
“I used to know a blissed-out hippie-chick in Baltimore,” recalled Byrne in the liner notes of Once in a Lifetime: The Best of Talking Heads. “She once told me that she used to do acid (the drug, not music) and lay down on the field by the Yoo-hoo chocolate soda factory. Flying out of her body, etc etc. It seemed like such a tacky kind of transcendence… but it was real! A new kind of religion being born out of heaps of rusted cars and fast food joints. And this girl was flying above it all, but in it too.”
Then as I thought about it more — I think that my friend would prefer to leave you with this:
Me? I’m firmly on the ground.
Sharing with a Friend.
(Or making one for your Master or Mistress.)
Photos: dievca NYC Chelsea Market 10/2018
Years ago, dievca had a discussion with one of her male Graduate School pals
about what a Woman looked sexiest in.
The sweet Midwestern boy immediately answered, “a sun dress”.
That has stuck in dievca’s mind.
Jason Wu references the Hotel Esencia for his latest capsule collection – the striped patterns are inspired by the chairs that line its beaches. Recently spotted on Tina Leung, this cotton-poplin dress has a close-fitting bodice that’s gently twisted and is balanced by a fluid A-line skirt. You’ll love that it’s cleverly designed with discreet slant pockets and wide grosgrain straps that will easily hide your bra.
– Ivory and black cotton-poplin, black grosgrain
– Concealed hook and zip fastening at back
– 100% cotton; trim: 50% cotton, 50% viscose
– Dry clean
Something a little easier for dievca to wear, presenting for Master in public.
Easier than nude with the LARGE hat.
Temperatures in Europe are spiking.
After a long week of work, what do you do?
You head to friends and sit in the brown garden.
Take a beer and have “build your own” tacos.
Life is good with friends.
(yes, it was a light beer to start….the Czech beer was better)
PS. dievca’s hair looks like that popcorn~
dievca has learned that her make-up technique just needed some tweaking and you need to build it up for photos because you lose 50%. she also learned that her face is not model material – but it is kind and children love it. (Or maybe that is just her personality coming out — boys, of all ages, tend to love dievca)
dievca also learned that you want your face to be the largest item for the camera, so you don’t push your pelvis forward or stick you hip out to the camera. (she does this all the time…)
dievca learned that good friends giggling with you makes the process easier. And the people watching you appreciate and smile when they know you are having fun. Taking photos with friends in them are more natural.
dievca learned that her friend is a really good make-up artist and photographer.
dievca learned that she…is beautiful.
(A lot of learning going on)
Charlotte Olympia Camera Bag
June Gloom is a Southern California term for a weather pattern that results in cloudy, overcast skies with cool temperatures during the late spring and early summer. … On a strong June Gloom day, the clouds and fog may extend inland to the valleys and Inland Empire and may persist into the mid-afternoon or evening.
Go figure~ this is the time dievca can take a quick jaunt to visit friends in CA. she wanted to park it on the beach….but she’s been told it isn’t the best time.
This is quite annoying since the weather in NYC has been heavily gloomy, too. With dievca’s luck, NYC weather will be gorgeous and CA a mess. Ah, well. At least she is out of the City.
HAH! dievca’s plane arrived 45 minutes early,
her luggage was the first off the plane
and the WEATHER IS AWESOME!
Dragonflies, normal come out in the heat of Summer and we are not there, yet. But, dievca ran into Dragonfly Green at Lululemon. and she will use the pieces through the heat of the summer.
dievca gets to Lululemon, once, every 6 months. This time she went with a friend who is obsessed with Lulu gear. They spent an hour + in the store.
dievca had to buy this bra, for three reasons:
- It fits her well
- Her Grandma on the Slovak side was infamous for stashing items in her bra. dievca will laugh every time she wears it.
- The color looks good on dievca.
Now, if she can get it together to add make-up. Doubt it.
dievca’s friend was kind enough to stay an hour+ in Anthropologie, afterward, but that is for another post. They made their way to a party by NYU and gobbled up some ramen afterward (Ramen Takumi). As dievca’s friend was walking back to her car and dievca was starting to look for a cab, they spotted this in a florist’s window:
Beautiful, huh? Maybe something for dievca’s bedroom. By the way, the peonies are out!