Now to something completely different: I promised to write about my yesterday's visit to our downtown thrift shop. Well, the shop pretty much embodies everything that is sad and depressing about the future of thrifting: the serious lack of good-quality clothes. The shop looks cute, the staff was nice, but wow, the amount of fake-leather handbags and worn-out cheap acrylics and polyesters was scary. However, I decided to take my time and not lose hope, and I did end up finding two items worth while, both of which were fresh from the laundry this morning and ready for me to wear: a burgundy wool sweater ($1.95) and a black wool/polyester-mix skirt ($3.95). The colours are perhaps a little dark, but there was something about the shape of the skirt that I fell in love with, and I actually really like burgundy.
I have one more thing to declare today: nothing cheers up your day more than a) listening to good music you had forgotten about, and b) a cat in a box: