For Persephone’s birthday celebration, I am offering an Ethiopian scarf. It is new. It is made of Ethiopian cotton. Like many Ethiopian scarves, it has a very, very slight sheen to it. It is in muted, autumnal colors — soft orange/red, green, and gold with knotted ends in a soft taupe. It feels substantive but not heavy. It is rectangular.
My sweet birthday unicorns, my dear bloggy poodles, it’s our f’ing birthday, let’s celebrate like unicorns do.
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Happy birthday, Persephone! I have been at Persephone a little more than a year and a half now, and it has been one of the greatest things ever to happen to me. I have met some amazing people and it has allowed me to channel my love of music and lists into long diatribes about my favorite songs of the … Read More
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