Friday, January 15, 2010

National Hat Day

SUMMARY: As long as I'm talking about matters of great global import--
Just found out what today is: National Hat Day!
(And, sorry, miscalculated my focus so all these are fuzzy. Need to get that replacement remote control!)


9 comments:

  1. If your hat collection is this extensive, does that mean your shoe collection is even bigger? Or have you shunned shoes to instead purchase hats?

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  2. I shun shoes for chapeaux.

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  3. I'm not even going to ask why or where you got some of those great hats! The girls are so grudgingly posing for you! Very cool pictures!

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  4. You didn't ask, but I'll tell you anyway: Cal Band, Cost Plus (I think), Jay Ward (producer of Dudley Doright etc. while on a Cal Band trip), flea market, gift from sister-in-law, after-Halloween sale (Payless or Longs or such), garage sale, don't remember, Disneyland, Disneyland, Disneyland, garage sale, Mervyns or similar, probably gift from parents, after-Halloween sale, flea market, graduation, and the berets: Navy blue, a friend in high school ordered several so a group of us could wander around the school looking different; the other two, Mervyns I think (or similar) bought specifically for dogs for purposes such as this.

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  5. And why? Because I always wanted a lot of cool hats! Easy to make a Halloween (or whatever) costume around them, and they're fun to look at, and this is the first time I've ever felt I really made good use of most of them. (The witch's hat doesn't stand up straight any more, need to fix that. Didn't bother with a couple of straw beachcomber hats or the cheap top hat or the blue "swiss" hat whose feather disintegrated years ago, hmmm, a few others, and I cmopletely forgot about my Mickey Mouse ears because they're not in the same room, or you can be sure I'd have included them.

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  6. And it doesn't include any of the hats that I might actually wear in real life. Hmmm, now I'm thinking I need to do a reshoot with *all* hats and in focus this time! Maybe for next year's National Hat Day.

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  7. Don't forget to put National Hat Day and Talk Like a Pirate Day in your calendar so it will remind you. ;-)

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  8. TLAPD has been in my calendar for a while now, and NHD has already joined it.

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  9. Ok, catching up. This is hysterical! Thank you for the smiles today! :) vici

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