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Monday Morning Mirth October 1, 2012

Monday Morning Mirth

Some days you just need a little mercy from the Universe…

Living out of a suitcase for an extended time lately taught me two things: learn to pack better (heh, less shoes? less sweaters?) and Ask and ye Shall Receive.

I was scouting a homestead for moi and the studio and found myself in the Sellwood neighborhood of Portland. I’d made a quick stop at the Pendelton outlet and lost count of the times I had to hitch up my jeans walking around their huge warehouse.

Now, the hitching up of the jeans should remain (or not) the perview of mangy teens wearing baggies and/or your local plumber, not someone who was merely in need of a belt.

And VOILA – as I was stopped at a neighborhood crossing there it was, a sign: YARD SALE.

In no time at all, my panstes were secured with a vintage leather braided belt ($.50) and then I spied these:

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Sarto, always a yes…

7 responses to “Monday Morning Mirth October 1, 2012”

  1. Lynette says:

    Score! Those are awesome boots. I was in Richmond recently with the same problem with my pants. i couldn’t find a belt or awesome boots. :-/

  2. meppybn says:

    I would think those would score a smile of glee, not just mirth :) :)

  3. Sandra says:

    I LOVE your new boots!

  4. meg says:

    Holey smokes, fab boots! What a find.

  5. Susan M says:

    Are you leaving Chicago??

  6. Bonne Marie says:

    Yes – I’m relocating to Oregon! :)

  7. Knitlover says:

    I have those boots in black and LOOOOVE them! Super comfy and cute. And I live in Portland. Great city!

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