Out and about in San Antonio

Out and about in San Antonio

Happy Sunday!  Welcome to a post finding me out and about in San Antonio…and, yes, I was with Leigh Ann! We are beginning 45 straight days of triple digit heat, so when we go out and about in San Antonio…it is early. The first ones at the door! Also, I dress for the heat and…

A Pop of Summer!  Celebrating Color! And Fashion Flash!

A Pop of Summer! Celebrating Color! And Fashion Flash!

It is hot in South Texas!  Yesterday’s heat index was 105…so no doubt, we still have summer to deal with though school has begun. This is what I wore for the first day of teaching high school.  I have started my 15th year as a teacher, so I thought it deserved a few pops of…

2012 Resolution #4:  Keeping It Fresh

2012 Resolution #4: Keeping It Fresh

This is where thousands will be tonight in San Antonio to ring in the New Year!!  Fireworks go off at midnight from the top of the tower. This is it!  On New Year’s Eve, I offer my final resolution, which is more of a pledge to the readers of over50feeling40….to keep the content of this blog fresh,…

Evaluating 2011

Evaluating 2011

Jana Kos Coat Liz Claiborne blouse: Marshalls Lane Bryant Denim Skirt and Tights Boots: Ross Simply Vera Bag: Kohls Neckalace: Stein Mart I hope you enjoyed all of the posts on life in San Antonio…you can certainly see that it is a city exploding in color…our Hispanic heritage rejoices over color! Experimenting with color was within…

It Should Have Stayed at the Store

It Should Have Stayed at the Store

Don’t get me wrong…I still love my jeggings and the Chico’s travelers V neck! Women usually love what they buy, yet hate two-thirds of what is in their closets. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960 In the last year, there have been many moments of re-evaluation. As I have lost weight, begun to find some…

San Antonio Roses Love Lace!

San Antonio Roses Love Lace!

Ladies in San Antonio love their lace…turquoise…silver….leather and all things feminine western!! Visitors will often see this on many women in our multi-cultural city…it is another way to style lace, but one that is very popular in Texas. Thinking of this, had me humming an old Bob Wills country song called San Antonio Rose. Here…

From the Royal Court of One Year of Friend Friday!

From the Royal Court of One Year of Friend Friday!

These magnificent dresses are a part of Fiesta heritage. Every year the Fiesta court appears in hand made gowns which will find their places in San Antonio museums and city history. These ball gowns, known for their trains, start at $40,000 and go up from there. During today’s Battle of Flowers parade the queens and…