For my birthday party this weekend, we threw a Party of Anachronistic Funtimes; costumes were ardently encouraged. I went quasi-victorian, because I already had the boots, the corset, the dress, the skirt, the fan, the velvet cameo necklace… all the things, really.
My hair was braided and coiled round my head; it took a crazy amount of pins and clips to keep in place. It is, however, an excellent use for my waist-length hair:
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In other news, today is Pi Approximation Day! (For the uninitiated, July 22 = 22/7 ≈ 3.14 ≈ π.) In celebration of this mathematical occasion, I baked an apple and rhubarb Pi Pie:
It was delicious!