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Let's Be Decent

We've been missing something for a long time, common decency.  Not sure where it went or why, but I see less of it these days. Before you think present government administration has played a part in this thinking, STOP IT! Long before this government, there has been a slow decline of thoughtfulness, good manners, civility, and respect. I can't say who or what I blame this on, but indecent behavior is celebrated and rewarded.  So we get more of that. When I was a kid, so it was a looooooooong time ago, in my local supermarket.  An elderly woman was in front of me and I can't remember what the problem was, but I was not having it. It was...

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Fun Filled Fall Weekend

Come out and have a Fun Filled Fall Weekend Creativity at it's best with Sweet Octavia.  She uses the most special fabrics to give the wearer a glamorous feeling of regal opulence.  Also I will have my silk patchwork pieces in tow.  Silk is a grand fabric, but it can be for any day, everyday, all day, your day.  Looking forward to seeing you!

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Monique

Custom design is not for everyone.  First of all it is expensive, can be intense, there are many custom design horror stories, more than average amount of fittings, but in the end you can get something so special, because the the nuances that are added into the design. Monique came to me through a family friend, who has known me for years.  She had all the confidence, but her friends were not as encouraging....they had more than a few doubts. She had to face their suspicions and misgivings, but she knew better.  In the end she got her magical custom design strapless lace dress. What a beautiful day Headpiece by Legacy Beauloni    

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Jackie

When Elaine called me and said her granddaughter was getting married I was so excited.  I met Jackie years ago when she was about 2 years old in a stroller, a day out with her Grandmother....She is just as lovely years later. I snapped this photo the day of pick up and how perfect that the TV character was looking right at her....couldn't get more perfect! The BIG day Funny, a reoccurring theme, check the guy out by Jackie's head. Just like the TV, caught is a gaze of the beautiful bridal party. The Dress was a beautiful silk satin off the shoulder.  The challenge was that low low back and I got it right.  When she text me these...

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Into My Life in Maine

This is so exciting Into My Life is going to be at the Camden International Film Festival, September 13 - 16 2018.  Who would have thought a box of film....no wait in 1962, my Mother never would have thought her interest in film would have traveled so far and met with so many great opportunities. This is a great honor to be in collaboration with Grace, Ivana, and Sarah, and and and Union Docs.....PS a BIG shout out to Dijifi who I began converting the film to digital formats....it has been an extraordinary experience, that I am so grateful for.

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