"How long should it be?"
"What do you mean by "summarize"?"
"Do we have to talk about all the chapters?"
"Can I print my essay in green?"*
He held up single palm and all the raised hands drifted slowly downward. He paced back and forth, seemingly searching for the right words to say to allay the apprehension that was thick about the classroom.
"An essay," he began, rapping his knobby knuckles on the wooden podium in front of him, "is like a woman's skirt. It should be long enough to cover the good stuff, but short enough to keep things interesting."
With that, class was dismissed.
I don't remember much else of my Introduction to Ethics class, but that little blurb is still implanted in my mind.
And that's what today's outfit reminded me of. Not because I had to write an essay, but because this skirt is a heckuva lot shorter than I remember it being -- is it shrinking? Am I growing? What's going on here?
stone tee, j.crew
heathered cardigan, lacoste
double serge pencil skirt, j.crew
juliet heels, j.crew
classic leather belt, j.crew
I didn't even notice that I was all J.Crew-ed out (aside from the cardigan) until just now. Funny how that happens sometimes.
Sorry for being MIA earlier this week. Things have been crazy hectic around here. Where does the time go?!
* actual question