Author: Dixie Laite

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Lean In? I’d Rather Lean Back

Let’s face facts: I’m less the “Lean In” and more the “Lie Back” type. Don’t get me wrong — I’m aware and an advocate of the fact that hard work, diligence and effort are...

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That’s Why the Lady is reVamp!

What if you had an interest that made some people think you were weird (and made other people think you were awesome)? What if you could take that weird/awesome passion and turn it into...

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How I Met My Brother

What if one day you got an email out of the blue from someone claiming to be your sister? What would you do? I was 50 when I met my brother. It was a...

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Turns Out I’m STILL Not a French Woman!

I’m surprised, and sort of outraged, that I’m still not a French woman. True, I don’t smoke, but I only shave my underarms sporadically so that should even things out. In fact, when my...

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Rock It Like a Redhead’s Sister Act

In my never-ending search for dames to inspire me — in deed, dress and perspective — it just so happens a lot seem to be redheaded. A coincidence…or is being a redhead a way...

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Elevator Bitch — or Why I Started This Blog

People often ask what started me thinking about creating this blog about the “lost art of being a dame”. I think it all started in an elevator… Years ago I was riding an elevator...