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14-Sep 2009

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Sally gets older and older, but she never outgrows her desire to look just like me. I bought her a smaller version of my nightgown, but I don’t think it flatters her.

Sally gets older and older, but she never outgrows her desire to look just like me. I bought her a smaller version of my nightgown, but I don’t think it flatters her.

11-Sep 2009

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The easiest part of finding clothes for my condition has been the nightgowns. They’re already cut so loosely.

The easiest part of finding clothes for my condition has been the nightgowns. They’re already cut so loosely.

9-Sep 2009

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And what with taking care of my father, it feels like having four children around. Sometimes five, if Don’s in a mood.
He’s been so attentive lately, though.

And what with taking care of my father, it feels like having four children around. Sometimes five, if Don’s in a mood.

He’s been so attentive lately, though.

9-Sep 2009

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I know I look good for my condition. But I just feel so conspicuous…as though I’m taking up more than my fair share of space. It’s silly, I know.

I know I look good for my condition. But I just feel so conspicuous…as though I’m taking up more than my fair share of space. It’s silly, I know.

9-Sep 2009

Words; 111. Dear Don Draper, I have just about no confidence when it comes to approaching women and talking to them?

whatwoulddondraperdo:

I’m not beholden to the Q&A format here, but this is a statement capped with a question mark. A mark that underlines your problem.

Slow down and practice privately. Start with the ‘question’ above: when you can conduct your correspondence with clarity of thought, translate. Don’t approach women. Just have something to say when something should be said—and only then. You can consider this something carefully, but don’t compose. A simple idea will do. With failure—honest failure—the lesson alters vision and vision becomes instinct, a means of navigating your way through any conversation.

My own vision has blurred lately. Betts says I need reading glasses.

It’s not good for you to squint. The children are going to have an unwell grandfather in the home now, and they don’t need a blind father on top of it.

25-Aug 2009

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24-Aug 2009

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I just want everything to be perfect for the new one.

I just want everything to be perfect for the new one.

21-Aug 2009

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The way he makes love, sometimes it’s what I want. Sometimes it’s obviously what someone else wants.

The way he makes love, sometimes it’s what I want. Sometimes it’s obviously what someone else wants.

19-Aug 2009

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I think everyone involved may need to limit their exposure.

I think everyone involved may need to limit their exposure.

17-Aug 2009