*Including cassette tapes -remember those? Can you hear the creaking of my ancient bones as I type this?
In le meantime, I figured I'd wholly plagiariz . . . er, take inspiration from some of my favorite other bloggers and do a retrospective on my 2008 posts for which I harbor particularly fuzzy, unicorn-and-rainbow feelings.** *** Any new readers, I hope this may also give you an idea of what We stand here at the Pretty - in addition to the gratuitous and entirely random use of speaking in the 3rd person, that is. And so, while my Inner Introvert takes command of my keyboard and demands more more more good stuff, I leave you with - well, MY stuff, at least:
**If you suspect this is a clear case of writer's block, um, please keep it to yourself. Smootches.
*** Yes, this traditionally end-of-year practice is coming to you only EIGHT days after the New Year. Darlings, as we've discussed before, I am nothing if not late to the dance. Fashionably late, obvs.
Getting to know you (my first post) and hurling the snarky gauntlet at that Pretty Archnemesis, Paris (the strumpet, not the city)
In which we establish the first Pretty Icon, Christy Turlington Burns, and Not Just Because I Wanted an Excuse to Post Photos of Edward "Better than a Birkin" Burns
A tribute to that original Pretty muse, my late Grandmother
In which we discuss THAT uncomfortable drugstore purchase for the ladies. AAAAAGH
The Recovering Introvert*: ie, why I should have listened to my family after all
*Note to self: Might want to revisit this one, like, now.
In which I try to bludgeon my inner Type A Minus, who wants one of those odious 5 Year Plans
The Snark Report: Important, Special Note to Oprah
Month of Snark, Actually: Important, Special Note to Juicy Couture
What do you want to be when you grown up? (Answer = Anna Wintour)
The Posh Controversy
If you'll forgive me for this congratulatory review & navel-gazing, I'm off to do . . . um, more of exactly that. Plus, some actual, honest to goodness new writing and stuff, coming to soon to a monitor near you.