- Purple cardigan – thrifted
- Chartreuse tank top – Old Navy
- Dusty purple skirt – thrifted
- Red shoes – Hush Puppies
- Chartreuse, red and purple fascinator as a broach – self-made
- Armadillo and ruler necklace – self-made
- Purple bead earrings – Kohl’s
A simple outfit for a simply lovely day. I enjoy outfits that pair two complementary colors (green and red, purple and yellow, blue and orange) and then throw in a third color that creates 2/3 of a triad with one of the other colors (the triads are red-blue-yellow and green-orange-purple). In this case, I paired red and green, and then pulled in purple to create a 2/3′s triad of green and purple. And I think I managed to do it without looking like Barney.
Today was one of those days where everything worked out just as it should – rare and few between, but I love when they happen. I started the morning with a Skype date with Sarah out in Vietnam, which can’t help but put me in a good mood for the rest of the day. I’m so impressed with how that girl is changing the world, and so proud of her.
Because of the science fair this weekend, most of the museum staff took the day off and I took advantage of an empty office! I’m giving several presentations on cultural resource stewardship and history for a training on Wednesday, and it’s been over a year since I last presented on the topics so I spent a few hours in the office with the door closed, talking to my pretend audience (I decided not to put them in their underwear, but several of them showed up that way, anyway. I fear future department meetings will be awkward…)
Because it was such a gorgeous day, I left work early and played hookey, going to the library for new cookbooks and then to the farmers’ market for fresh fruit and veggies. I always become obsessed with good, fresh food this time of year, and it’s a goal of mine to make more vegetarian food this spring and summer. In part because I can’t afford meat, but also because it’s better for me and the world. Here’s today’s dinner: Continue reading