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Monday, April 25, 2016

“Life’s Short; We Need Beautiful Things”

Diamonds and Pearls
by Sadie Stein

“You’re in scarves.”

“Oh, you mean this?” I fingered the cotton scarf around my neck.

“You make them. I see the way you touch the material. It’s okay—I’m a designer, too. We all have to get ideas.”

“No!” I said. “I’m not a designer! I got this at the flea market!”

“It’s okay, I can tell,” she said. “Don’t lie.”

“I’m not lying! I’ve never made a scarf in my life! I mean, I knitted a couple, but—”

“I know,” she said. “I understand. It’s okay. I can tell by the way you dress.”

Let it be known that I was wearing Converse sneakers, jeans, and a green army jacket, so I guess that’s the uniform of sneaky scarf designers.

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