Coaching the poppies
You could learn a lot about my daughters with two lines of dialogue.
Today we were shopping for back-to-school clothes and backpacks. In one department store, we spotted an eye-catching line of Coach purses from their Poppy line. (Note: it’s their DISCOUNT line, in honor of the recession.)
We paused to look. The girls (Emily is 11 and practical; Elizabeth is 8 and a bling-addict) puzzled over the white security ties keeping the bags firmly tethered to the display.
“Those are pretty,” I said, pondering the fiscal responsibility of such a bag, but secretly wanting one.
We flipped over the price tag. $398.
“That’s way too much for a purse!” Emily exclaimed.
Elizabeth’s eyes lit up. “Let’s get it!”
My poppies, in a nutshell.
Deanna Roy: Writer and Photographer in Austin Texas
Sep 09, 2010 @ 17:32:09
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