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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Celebrate the Small Things: Tags

Have you ever tried to dress in the dark? You rise early to work, leaving your partner in bed to slumber on, and you don't want to disturb them. You're very considerate. You can find you clothes. You may have even arranged them just so, thus facilitating potential ease of donning said clothes. You understand the theory of dressing in the dark. You've practised it many times. You are no novice 'in the dark' dresser.

However, it's hard isn't it? If you miss one of those leg holes on the first thrust, you are gone. You could end up on the floor: contorted and ensnared.

Naturally, I can't speak from a woman's point of view. Not only am I not a woman, but I have never attired myself in women's garb. However, there is no doubt that ladies wear, being occasionally less orthodox than men's, also presents challenges.

Today, I am giving thanks for a little thing which makes a difficult task somewhat easier: the tag.

If I can feel the tag, I know I have found the back of my pants or shirt, and knowing the front from the back significantly aids the putting on of said garment. I want it right the first time. I can't be expected to leave the sanctuary of my bedroom for the glaring spotlight of my empty living room with my shirt on back to front. Neither do I wish to end up on the floor of my bedroom with my head in the cupboard. Come on. Thank you tags.

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  1. Let's hear it for the tags! Have a good weekend.

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  2. Lol! I've never thought of it that way. But yay to tags!

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    1. That's one of the things we love about reading blogs, or reading anything for that matter: new perspectives on very important issues.

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  3. If in doubt about which part is the front, look for the tag. :)

    Have a good weekend.

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    1. Usually more of a women's clothes problem right? Determining front and back.In the dark, though, it's huge problem for all of us.

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  4. ha! Yes, to tags!
    I actually thought about them the other day when I was getting dressed. Much appreciated...at times, lol.

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    1. All the great thinkers of the world, have at some stage, thought about tags.

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  5. Oh dear, I sometimes cut the tags off my clothes. Silly me. But then I turn the light on because the only sleepers I disturb is the cats and they have no trouble going back to sleep.

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    1. Sometimes you gave to remove them. I performed surgery on a piece of clothing belonging to my partner, at her request of course...to remove an offending tag. Sometimes they scratch,right? Or stick up or out at a weird angle. I'm glad you and your cats have it worked out.

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