Tidbits And A Tag For Your Wednesday?

I'm a couple days late mentioning this, but I was featured in the Blogger Spotlight portion of this week's IFB newsletter! My heartfelt thanks goes out to Najeema, Eyeliah, Retro Chick, Star Fashion, and Breakfast at Saks for this honour. For that matter, my heartfelt thanks to those of you who continue to read my blog.

I'm also over the moon about getting my first Coutorture mention for Solo Lisa. (My first Coutorture mention ever occurred when I published my interview with Two of Hearts on Stylefinds.)

Welcome, first-time visitors! I hope you enjoy yourselves while you're here. I'm sorry I don't have cookies for you, but my cooking skills are rubbish anyway. You wouldn't want what I bake.

Onto the tag portion of this post...

Little Bow Prep tagged me last week to show my heart through...

One picture

View of Guanajuato, taken on my summer trip to Mexico in 2006.

One poem

"Fable" by Octavio Paz

The age of fire and the age of air
The youth of water springing
From green to yellow
From yellow to red
From dream to vigil
From desire to act
You needed only one step and that taken without effort
The insects then were jewels who were alive
The heat lay down to rest at the edge of the pool
Rain was the light hair of a willow tree
There was a tree growing within your hand
And as it grew it sang laughed prophesied
It cast the spells that cover space with wings
There were the simple miracles called birds
Everything belonged to everyone
Everyone was everything
Only one word existed immense without opposite
A word like a sun
One day it exploded into the smallest fragments
They were the words of the language that we speak
They are the splintered mirrors where the world can see
itself slaughtered.

One item of clothing

Gray gown from the Chanel Fall 2008 couture collection. Original pics from style.com

One song

One place

London. Photo by Dmitry B.

One Disney princess

One quote

Yet all experience is an arch wherethro'
Gleams that untravell'd world whose margin fades
For ever and for ever when I move.

-"Ulysses" by Tennyson

I tag whoever's interested in doing this tag! It's a pretty fun exercise in self-reflection.

Stay tuned over the next couple of days. Vancouver Fashion Week is starting and I'll be covering parties and shows here and on Stylefinds. Opening gala is tonight. :-)


  1. Yay Mulan! I love her, too.

  2. What an incredibly fun tag! And many congrats on your well-deserved press, beautiful.

  3. Congrats on your feature! Looooove your tag answers, especially the poem!


  4. Aww I love that photo of Guanajuato from your trip, it looks like such a pretty, happy place. Have fun tonight!

  5. Congrats, Lisa! See you at VFW Gala tonight :P

  6. well done on the multiple features!
    and yumm, I only wish there was an offer of cookies at every blog I stop by! (even if they're offered by un-domestics, ha)

  7. I love Guanajuato too!! I used to live in Leon which is like 40 min away frOm Guanajuato, I enjoyed so much to go the park near to "Teatro Juarez" and eat a delicious elote!!!

  8. Congrats, Congrats, CONGRATS! =] You deserve it, of course!!

    La C.

  9. Congratulations! Your blog is fabulous! I hope you are well. I am sending your letter today! Things have been crazy here with posting and working and fashion week but I'm starting to get the hang of it! Check out the Japan Fashion Week photos ooo la la!

  10. Congratulations Lisa on your award and feature! btw, that gray dress is so adorable - the flowers are so delicate. I'd pick Mulan too =) .... humming "reflection" now...

  11. Lovely post...I enjoyed that poem very much...thank you for sharing...and congrats on being featured! :)

  12. ah that chanel dress is beautiful

  13. Hey Lisa! I've added you to my blogroll!

  14. Congrats on the feature! That's too cool and well deserved.

  15. Oh! That gown is stunning!

    I saw the blogger spotlight. Congrats!

  16. YAYY congrats on the mention! =DDD Your blog is really excellent I'm so happy for you. You definitely deserve it.

    Haha gosh I love the show, Mulan. All the disney films were so good last time what happened to them now...

    (Btw, I totally cracked up during that same bit in the Shopaholic movie ;p though it was soo painful to watch Derek Smeath attack her on national tv like that. He was supposed to be a nice, avuncular middle aged man! Sigh.)


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