One of the best parts about getting older is not having to follow the rules. Oh, the big rules still apply; she wasn't that far gone. But the little rules; the ones about what to wear, and when to wear it: those were officially over. Life was too short.
Evening wear? Snort. It's afternoon wear, now.
Why hadn't she realized this decades ago?
© 2008 Cynthia Newcomer Daniel
Seed beads and Swarovski crystals. Based on Kepler's Star, a weave by Gwen Fisher of BeAd Infinitum. Hand fabricated.
In the private collection of Ida Newcomer