A Passion for Fashion/Thing for Bling

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A French soldier displaying a gas mask 
at Dun-sur-Meuse, 21 November 1918.
It’s said that if you wait long enough, things come back into fashion.
Romanian soldier wearing a gas mask in a trench near Varnita, 1917

7 thoughts on “A Passion for Fashion/Thing for Bling

  1. Isn't the French gas mask called a pissy duck for how it looks and because you had to see on it to activate it?

  2. I waiting for independence, self-reliance, avoidance of melodrama, realism, and calm to come back in style.

    No luck so far.


  3. Yes it does, but it didn't work well for them because fleas bit them. It really didn't work that well for the French either.

  4. I drove to Preskit (Prescott), Arizona this morning and visited the Costco. The shelves were fully stocked, I picked up toilet paper and paper towels and a bunch of other supplies to the tune of just about $400. Everyone was polite, everyone was respectful, but then again, it's Prescott and everyone carries a concealed or open carries a handgun. An armed society is a polite society.

    I drove-through Chick-Fil-Et on the way home for lunch. The dining room was closed.

    Gasoline was cheaper than usual at the pump.

    All and all, just another brick in the wall.

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