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Mystery of the Tiny Boots

I found these tiny leather boots in an antique shop in Bow, WA. Or rather my sister Sue found them and pointed them out to me. “Look,” she said. “They must be for someone with bound feet. You could use … Continue reading

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The Chinese Cheongsam: All Is Revealed.

A new color, a different fabric, a button here, a collar there … That’s how fashion designers keep us interested season after season. Every few years they make a bigger change, often one that’s directly related to our bodies and … Continue reading

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Have I Piqued Your Interest Yet?

Have I succeeded, dear readers of my blog, in arousing your curiosity? Over the past ten months, have I been able to spark your interest in topics related to my novel? Have I stimulated your hunger for more? Because–I cannot … Continue reading

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