Posts tagged “haley mlotek”

  1. If you came seeking ornithological knowledge about the titular bird, you may click here. I came by my copy of The Goldfinch dishonestly. I helped a friend carry some boxes at the bookstore she works at, and, in return, she said I could help myself to any galley copy left on the staff bookshelf. I recognized Donna Tartt's name and thought, why does that sound familiar?, and took it home. Later I heard one…

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  2. Previous installments in this series can be found here. Haley: So. Fashion and museums! Big topic. Anna: You and I both had a lot of thoughts about this year’s Met fashion exhibit, Punk: Chaos to Couture. In early May they had a party where everyone came with "punk" inspired fashion. There was a lot of fashion’s elite, a lot of designers, starlets, actresses, models-- Haley: --The Gwyneths. Anna: The Gywneths Haley: The Jessicas.

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  3. Previous installments in this series can be found here. Here is a partial list of terrifying things I had to do while I was a beauty school student: apply cake liner to the inner lash line. Sit with a pound of clay on my face molded to make me look like a burn victim. Volunteer as a model for an aesthetician exam only to be told that my assigned student needed to perform a…

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  4. Anna: Boy, I’m tired, Haley! Ask me why I’m so tired. Haley: Why are you so tired, Anna? Anna: WELL. I was up late the other night watching a pretty exciting filibuster. Then I was on my feet all day working. I have a day job in retail - I’m not just the beautiful writer you see before you. When you’re on your feet, you’ve gotta have some good footwear, and...I’m really tired, I’m just…

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