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Nancy Roman

Category Archives: Style

Will I Ever Listen?

Will I ever listen – To myself? I give lots and lots of advice. I am always writing about stuff that you should do or not do. Stuff to make you feel better or at least not feel so bad. Stuff to help you through difficult times or to enjoy sweet times. I’m very good …

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Wearing My Heart On My Sleeve

This morning a nice friend I’m just getting to know was discussing her mother. It seems her mother was a tennis instructor for many years. She’s now retired and neither teaches tennis nor even plays any longer. However, she still wears her tennis outfits. Not once in a while – but extremely often. Like all …

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25 Loves – I’m Working On It

A couple of months ago, for our 25th wedding anniversary, I posted 25 things I love about my husband. Well, it’s my birthday (What, again?) and I thought I would post 25 things that I love about myself. But I could only think of five. #1   My creativity. I love that I can write. I …

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Another Amazing Day

I am trying very hard not to freak out (at best) or have a total mental collapse (at worst) over the state of our country. I worry. I want everything to work out. I feel powerless. I do a little in the political realm, but not much. Because I fear an impending total mental collapse …

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Opinionated

I am a pretty opinionated adult. Although, I am also very polite, and try not to insult other people’s opinions even if they are totally wrong differ from my own. But I have an excuse for my many (though adorable) opinions. I was born that way. From the time I was in my crib wondering …

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Be Prepared

You know how your mother always told you to wear clean underwear – because you could be hit by a bus? As I am now face-to-face with old age (and thank you everyone for the amazing response to my last post!), I can certainly see the wisdom behind good underwear. There are, of course, different …

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The Old Woman I Will Be

Another birthday. A big one. 65. Over the last few weeks, I have been preoccupied with the significance of 65. Two thirds of my life is behind me. Maybe more. Do I have 30 years left? What if it is only 10? I’ve wasted a lot of time in 65 years.  John Lennon said, “Time …

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Child Prodigy

In memory of Donna Douglas – whose style I scorned, but whose show I never missed – here’s my post from a couple of years ago….   CHILD PRODIGY   By now I am sure you are wondering: How in the world did Nancy acquire her unerring fashion sense? Well, I don’t want to discourage …

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Close Enough

Yesterday I went shopping. My husband came with me. This is not my preferred method of shopping. I like to shop alone. I like to take my time looking, trying on, comparing. I may return to the same store an hour later and try on an outfit again. This is my right. I don’t take …

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Slimmer In Seconds

(A repeat from last year – now that Beach Season is here.)   Thank Goodness! My first trip to the beach this year was somewhat traumatic. But my next trip is going to be perfect. Because SELF.com just sent me the most fantastic beach tips:  “How To Fake Slimmer In Seconds!” And it’s so easy! …

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