By Nat I spotted the Amazon package on my door step and thought, “Uh oh. What did I order this time?”To my great delight, that brown box encased Denis O’Regan’s Careless Memories book. Icasually ordered it this past summer, thinking it would make a lovely birthday gift to myself. Iwas right. I will attend the… Continue reading More Joy
My niece’s birthday is coming up soon and I have been shopping for her. My family does “wish lists” and her list is a little lacking as she does not have many specifics. For example, my brother’s list always has about 50 books complete with title and author listed. My niece, on the other hand,… Continue reading Memorabilia Medley: What’s missing?
In the last few years, Duran Duran and their team have included some sort of discount on the official store as part fo the Duran Duran Appreciation Day celebration. This year was no different. Yet, this year also featured some new items, including some new merch, specifically focused on the upcoming release, Future Past. What… Continue reading Memorabilia Medley: Future Past Merch
I have not been able to do much celebrating this Duran Duran Appreciation Day. My sister and niece have been visiting. They were due to fly out yesterday but severe weather caused a lot of flights to be cancelled, causing their visit to be extended. As I type this, they are in the air on… Continue reading Memorabilia Medley: Timeline Poster
Last week, my blogger partner wrote a fantastic blog about how what really matters in the world of fandom is one’s memories and experiences. If you have not read it, I recommend doing so. You can find it here. I enjoy blogs that got me thinking and this one definitely did. I could not argue… Continue reading Let Me Explain Merch Buying
Last week, I noticed that DDHQ posted that there were new items available in the official Duran Duran store, which is linked here. What is new? Will they tempt me to make a purchase? The new items are part of the Gold Crest Capsule Collection. If you are unfamiliar with the DD store, capsules are… Continue reading Memorabilia Medley: New Gold Crest Capsule Items
This week, my schedule shifted a little bit. For the past year, Wednesdays have been focused on meetings, planning and professional development. It has been a nice break in the middle of a teaching week. Now, there has been a shift to having that planning day on Mondays. Don’t ask me why. I don’t get… Continue reading The Rio Collection
Lately, I have had an urge to clean out my closets and cabinets to re-organize, to declutter, to make easier to find things, etc. Unfortunately, I have not had any time to fulfill this want. Maybe the summer will give me some time. Anyway, my clothes closet is in rough shape. Part of me blames… Continue reading T-shirts, T-shirts and More T-shirts
On Christmas Eve, I found myself packing an overnight bag as I planned to stay at my parents’ house for Christmas morning. (Before anyone worries, yes, we are in a bubble, a very, very, very tight bubble. It is so tight that the only people we see are each other. We don’t go into stores… Continue reading Memorabilia Medley: Astronaut VIP Bag
Last week, Duran Duran’s official store held a Black Friday sale. Fans who participated got 20% off their purchases. On top of the sale, they advertised some new products, including face masks and multiples new designs, including one with a gold crest designed by the fabulous Patty Palazzo. If all of this was not enough,… Continue reading Memorabilia Medley: Black Friday Sale?