• Frocktober begins tomorrow & I’ve picked my charity

    FROCKTOBER BEGINS TOMORROW… And I’m announcing the charity I have chosen for the next 31 days. What is FROCKTOBER? It’s a 31-day fashion challenge, whereby you post an outfit a day on Instagram, that calls attention to a charity of choice! As an educator, author, blogger, and reader, I am so happy to support and call attention to another woman of style’s organization that fosters reading: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Dolly’s nonprofit organization is a book gifting program that delivers free books to children from birth to age 5 in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Republic of Ireland. The organization was inspired by Dolly’s father’s inability to…

  • Fiction & Fashion.

    I’ll keep this brief. FASHION A few years ago a former student of mine challenged me to do a “no repeat” fashion challenge whereby you couldn’t repeat the exact same outfit during the semester on campus. That means, Monday through Friday, each day it has to be different…it cannot be the EXACT same. I kind of laughed at this because, well, really? But now, I’m thinking about it. I love dumb challenges. I love fashion. So, I’m in consideration mode. I’m making no commitment yet, but I’m mulling it over, especially since I’ve done the 31 days of FROCKTOBER to raise awareness for ovarian cancer, so how hard could this…