Showing posts from July, 2014
Had to post this absolutely adorable article: Sea Glass: Bikini Boss by By Lily O'Gara | Jul 25, 2014  from the Block Island Village Site.  This article is so "on target" I had to laugh and actually bought back memories from the past .... and present : )

"Next week, I’ll be on a Disney cruise in the Bahamas. And, while I’m really excited about the trip, I’m nervous, too. G
I’m not nervous because I dislike Disney (I know every word of every song) or because I’m afraid of boats (I’ve been on cruises in the past). Rather, I’m anxious about the same thing I struggle with every year: wearing a bikini. According to TIME Magazine, the modern bikini can be traced back to July 1946, when French engineer Louis RĂ©ard unveiled a garment “smaller than the world’s smallest swimsuit.” It caused such a fashion “bang” that it was named after the nuclear tests at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Since that fateful July in 1946, the bikini has only gotten smaller and in…