Monday, January 03, 2011

don't call it a comeback

i've been here for years. (name it!)

plastic nerd glasses are so trendy right now. this is one trend that i simply cannot ever (EVER!) buy into. everyone else who does not have junior high school eyeglasses trauma can enjoy this one. but not me. i'll keep enjoying my geeky interests(trivial pursuit, civil war documentaries, crossword puzzles, dr. who, i could go on and on) but continue to love my contact lenses and the whole new world they introduced me to(social life, not having to worry about getting on the school bus and my glasses fogging up on cold mornings, swimming and not having to squint like a grandpa).


1993 called and they want their glasses back.
me, 8th grade, complete with cameo choker and poet's blouse

and today:
i just can't stomach this. no gracias. i never want to relive junior high. do you?

13 comments:

Julie said...

You are so brave to post a middle school picture. I think I've successfully destroyed all of mine!

Ramsey said...

haha...funniness..I have such terrible eyesight! I must wear glasses

lrbodine said...

Hilarious - I have a very similar picture.... only I have braces AND ugly glasses. Thank goodness for contacts!

Carie said...

Mama said knock you out. I'm gonna knock you out.

Nicole said...

LL Cool J Bab-AY!! :) Loved him!

I can't do the glasses either!

Brittney said...

middle school years. i have a few awkward years to my name, and middle school plays a significant role. ouch. i think nerd glasses are cute, though. but not for me--i have good eyesight, so the glasses would be a TOTal fake. which doesn't sit well with me, trendy or no.
p.s. you're going to hate me, but you look cute in your 2nd photo! add a smile, and viola! geek-chic.
-brittney
http://adayinlifetoo.blogspot.com

Will and Natalie Giddens said...

It looks like Tom Ford is a fan of the nerdy glasses:
http://tomandlorenzo2.blogspot.com/2011/01/tom-ford-eyewear-ad-campaign.html

You should do get a lot of use out of that 8th grade picture. I've seen it more times than I can count! I think secretly you LOVE it! hahaha

Will and Natalie Giddens said...

ahem, *sure

Jessica said...

i love your affinity for cameos. i had a cameo ring when i was younger that i thought was the most elegant thing EVER. and even though i never personally owned a poet's blouse like you, i sure did want one. there's nothing wrong with being a nerd. hahahaha.

Lindsey said...

LOVE this.

Kaitlyn said...

lmao! i would never get those huge plastic glasses! i've needed eye corection since 6th grade and was so excited to get contacts in late junior high / high school. it seriously felt like a miracle, haha

Ashlie said...

I only want to revisit middle school because it would mean I get to see you again!

oomph. said...

too funny. oddly enough, i've always wanted to wear glasses...so i'm willing to wear them. acid wash jeans, on the other hand, is a trend i will not re-visit.

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