Category Archives: 1970’s

Don’t. Speed. Through. South. Carolina. (tales from a former faux southern hippie)

Flashback, Summer 1972.  You and your cousin, age seventeen, are wearing tube tops, bell bottoms and flip-flops, with hair two feet straight down the back and parted in the middle and immense chandelier earrings you’d bought at the Gay Dolphin … Continue reading

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French Provincial nightstand, 1972/ French Country nightstand 2011

French Provincial nightstand, 1972: Jergens lotion Sun-In Hair Lightener (turned your hair a brassy orange, but your boyfriend, Vernon, didn’t seem to mind) Esso gas credit card Sundry stapled syllabi Curled Siddhartha paperback Photos of friends in plastic frames (with … Continue reading

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