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Orchids with fondness


Happy Mother’s Day to

all those who play roles in

loved one’s lives by ~

Brightening our existence!

🌸 💐 🌼 🐝
Hot pink is mentioned

often when reflections 

of my Mom come up. 

This is to say, she is still

funny, lively and good company.

She recollects much of the past,

Vague recollections of our “now”

and still remembers to say

to many who are around 

her, “I like your blouse!”

or add as she passed someone

on the sidewalk on our sunny walks,

“Have a wonderful day!”

She hums and knows some of 

“Que Sera Sera” and liberally 

applies this philosophy,

as well as fuschia lipstick

upon her dry but warm lips.

Following her suggestion to me,

as a teenager,

“You can never go wrong 

with lipstick and a dab of color 

in your wardrobe!”

Her new lipstick tint is called,

“Orchid,” and matches 
her hot pink floral top!

Antique Shop ~ a fashionable story


“Up to Her Neck in Hot Water”

by Robin O. Cochran

“The fashionable woman in

her brilliantly colored paisley dress

felt free of constraints, burned her bra.

As she prepared for the evening party,

there was an overwhelming fear of

her parents who had “Donna Reed”

retroactive, “backwards” ways.

The water level in the tub 

reached her neck and

seemed to pull her

downwards slowly.

Must she give up?


Written after I

saw the dusk blue

reflection upon the

mannequin in her

“Mod” style dress.

It took me back to 

Goldie Hawn and Twiggy.

Who do you think of when you see

a “maxi” dress from this time period?