Eyeglasses

So, I don't exactly wear glasses. But ever since I was little I've always wanted them. Everyone in my family wears them. My parents, my brother, my grandparents. I bet the dog would have to have eyeglasses if we ever got his eyes checked.

But I guess that's how it's always sort of been. They are all right-handed as well, while I'm left-handed. And when I was seven I realized this pattern and was almost convinced I was adopted. Almost. It was a close call.

When I was in kindergarten, I wanted glasses so badly my parents bought me a pair with unaltered lenses--I wore them proudly. My mom had to convince me it was okay to take them off while I got my hair cut.

So while I don't walk around wearing fake eyeglasses anymore (but hey, I'm warming up to the idea again...), I still haven't outgrown the I-want-eyeglasses-like-everyone-else phase. So I like to imagine what kind I would wear if I did need glasses.


Eyeglasses by marisoldahl on polyvore.com

1. Urban Outfitters, Cat-eye Readers, $14
2. Ray-Ban, avana/beige texture
3. Kate Spade, Marianne, $68
4. Anthropologie, Confit Readers, $38
5. Ray-Ban, brown/opaline pink
6. Ray-Ban, Original Wayfarer
7. Urban Outfitters, Smart & Pretty Readers, $14

Happy Weekend! Hoping to see the Katy Perry movie at some point. Maybe a trip into the city to do a sunset cruise. We went on one last summer, and honestly it was one of my favorite memories from that summer...


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Friday, July 20, 2012

Eyeglasses

So, I don't exactly wear glasses. But ever since I was little I've always wanted them. Everyone in my family wears them. My parents, my brother, my grandparents. I bet the dog would have to have eyeglasses if we ever got his eyes checked.

But I guess that's how it's always sort of been. They are all right-handed as well, while I'm left-handed. And when I was seven I realized this pattern and was almost convinced I was adopted. Almost. It was a close call.

When I was in kindergarten, I wanted glasses so badly my parents bought me a pair with unaltered lenses--I wore them proudly. My mom had to convince me it was okay to take them off while I got my hair cut.

So while I don't walk around wearing fake eyeglasses anymore (but hey, I'm warming up to the idea again...), I still haven't outgrown the I-want-eyeglasses-like-everyone-else phase. So I like to imagine what kind I would wear if I did need glasses.


Eyeglasses by marisoldahl on polyvore.com

1. Urban Outfitters, Cat-eye Readers, $14
2. Ray-Ban, avana/beige texture
3. Kate Spade, Marianne, $68
4. Anthropologie, Confit Readers, $38
5. Ray-Ban, brown/opaline pink
6. Ray-Ban, Original Wayfarer
7. Urban Outfitters, Smart & Pretty Readers, $14

Happy Weekend! Hoping to see the Katy Perry movie at some point. Maybe a trip into the city to do a sunset cruise. We went on one last summer, and honestly it was one of my favorite memories from that summer...


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3 Comments:

At September 17, 2012 at 3:16 PM , Blogger Grant Weber said...

Just look on the bright side of things, Marisol. You have better vision than the rest of your family. I’ve also dreamt of wearing eyeglasses as a kid. And sometimes I wish my wish hadn’t come true. Haha! Anyway, I love my glasses, and I have contact lenses whenever I want to feel like I have natural 20/20 vision! You can also always wear non-prescription glasses if you want to feel like you totally belong. :D

Grant Weber

 
At October 25, 2012 at 4:04 PM , Anonymous Thaddeus Harrod said...

I always wanted to be like my mother’s who was always wearing glasses. I guess I got my wish when I was 15. Haha! Then I find out that it was because mom had cataract and I needed glasses because I read too much even in the dim light, that I became near sighted. Not that I mind, though. I love wearing glasses! They make me look intelligent. I think with your facial structure, #3 would suit you perfectly.

 
At October 26, 2012 at 2:55 AM , Blogger Marisol said...

haha thanks for the suggestion! I'll keep #3 in mind if and when I do need glasses!

 

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