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DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


and I'll be 50.  I've been in sort of a funk for a couple of months as I realized that.  That changed yesterday.

I'm going to Nashville to see Renee Fleming for the Nashville Symphony's season-opening gala.  My ticket arrived yesterday.  I also went shopping, yesterday. 

I have gowns, but I wanted a new one.  So I went to look at some.  I found close to a dozen dresses that I started trying on.  One was a really nice black gown that curved with me.  It was gorgeous.  I kept trying things on.  I got to a silver gown that, as soon as I put it on and looked in the mirror, I had to own it.  Period.  There are few things in life that I can't live without.  This gown was one of them.  I spent my entire shopping budget on this dress.  I had to have it.  End.Of.Story.

Shitty cell phone picture:

https://sphotos-b-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/q71/1174682_10200442706341441_686029590_n.jpg
Sep 01 13 09:11 pm  Link  Quote 
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Cosplay Creatives
Posts: 10,714
Amundsen-Scott - permanent station of the US, Unclaimed Sector, Antarctica


Looking good. smile
Sep 01 13 09:13 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


Gryph wrote:
Looking good. smile

Thank you!  I just wish I had a better picture of it.

I decided that I was going to just treat myself to the absolute best that I could afford, for this milestone in my life.  I'm going to get my hair and makeup and nails done, and I'll look as fabulous as I know I'll feel.  smile

Sep 01 13 09:31 pm  Link  Quote 
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Vintagevista
Posts: 10,358
Sun City, California, US


*Begin Message*

WOOT!

*End Message*
Sep 01 13 09:42 pm  Link  Quote 
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Amadea T
Posts: 3,066
Columbus, Ohio, US


O.o

Loves it!!


Plus, lady, 50....I've just been told that's when women are at their best....true story, heard it from what i consider a True Renaissance man...( in his 70's, if He don't know, i dunno who'd know).

Gorgeous dress.
+1Bazillion on the Have To.
Sep 02 13 12:24 am  Link  Quote 
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scrymettet
Posts: 31,372
Quebec, Quebec, Canada


DivaEroticus wrote:
...I'm going to Nashville to see Renee Fleming for the Nashville Symphony's season-opening gala.  ...

yikes
Paint me jealous.

Magnificent gown when you wear it. But I still think that a white t-shirt and a jean would look magnificent on you.
Clothes are just the sheath, you are the blade

Sep 02 13 07:07 am  Link  Quote 
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DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


scrymettet wrote:

yikes
Paint me jealous.

Magnificent gown when you wear it. But I still think that a white t-shirt and a jean would look magnificent on you.
Clothes are just the sheath, you are the blade

That is probably one of the loveliest things anyone has ever said to me.  Thank you. smile

And yes, be jealous!  I am SO excited!  I'm really going all out.

And I'll be staying here:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/q84/s720x720/5925_341418945985510_1633545191_n.jpg
https://sphotos-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/q84/s720x720/935768_341214896005915_578611774_n.jpg

Sep 02 13 07:54 am  Link  Quote 
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scrymettet
Posts: 31,372
Quebec, Quebec, Canada


Relax, sit back and enjoy.

Joyeux anniversaire en avance

I am off for 3 weeks
Sep 02 13 07:56 am  Link  Quote 
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DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


Eurocat wrote:
O.o

Loves it!!


Plus, lady, 50....I've just been told that's when women are at their best....true story, heard it from what i consider a True Renaissance man...( in his 70's, if He don't know, i dunno who'd know).

Gorgeous dress.
+1Bazillion on the Have To.
Sep 02 13 07:57 am  Link  Quote 
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DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


Vintagevista wrote:
*Begin Message*

WOOT!

*End Message*

tongue wink

Sep 02 13 08:11 am  Link  Quote 
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Vintagevista
Posts: 10,358
Sun City, California, US


DivaEroticus wrote:
tongue wink

Embrace the 50 -

That birthday jumped out at me like a mugger, leaping  out of the bushes.  And yet, if you embrace it and wear it well - - it's just a number.  That dress is a stunner - so, good start smile

You're pretty awesome at 49 - I doubt that will change just because a day passes.

Also, it beats the heck out of the alternative.

Sep 02 13 08:48 am  Link  Quote 
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Eclectic Vision
Posts: 8,141
Elberton, Georgia, US


That dress looks fabulous on you. Have a great birthday!!!
Sep 02 13 09:11 am  Link  Quote 
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Amadea T
Posts: 3,066
Columbus, Ohio, US


DivaEroticus wrote:

smile

Well, when I turned 40, I was excited.  This 50 thing has sort of taken me by surprise, but I decided to embrace it when I tried on that dress.

Makeup will be smoky, accessories will be black (shoes, bag, gloves), hair will be up (haven't done that in years), and nails and lips will be red.

I approve and then i approve some more. You had me at gloves, you classy broad!

I tell people I'm 21 with 9 years experience. 

Enjoy your birthday, sexy lady.

Sep 02 13 10:31 am  Link  Quote 
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Two Pears Studio
Posts: 3,243
Wilmington, Delaware, US


I play her singing ava maria on my phone all the time. She has a wonderful voice.
Sep 02 13 06:46 pm  Link  Quote 
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MesmerEyes Photography
Posts: 2,729
Tyler, Texas, US


Hell Yeah! wink
Sep 02 13 09:55 pm  Link  Quote 
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Frank Lewis Photography
Posts: 12,094
Winter Park, Florida, US


Ah, to be fifty again.

For me, at 50, you are the younger woman.
Sep 03 13 04:51 pm  Link  Quote 
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Cosplay Creatives
Posts: 10,714
Amundsen-Scott - permanent station of the US, Unclaimed Sector, Antarctica


Maybe she'll be like 50 more shades of awesome big_smile
Sep 03 13 05:13 pm  Link  Quote 
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DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


Frank Lewis Photography wrote:
Ah, to be fifty again.

For me, at 50, you are the younger woman.

LOL...I'm happy with that.

Sep 03 13 11:01 pm  Link  Quote 
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DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


Vintagevista wrote:

Embrace the 50 -

That birthday jumped out at me like a mugger, leaping  out of the bushes.  And yet, if you embrace it and wear it well - - it's just a number.  That dress is a stunner - so, good start smile

You're pretty awesome at 49 - I doubt that will change just because a day passes.

Also, it beats the heck out of the alternative.

smile

Sep 03 13 11:10 pm  Link  Quote 
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Fine Wine
Posts: 226
Orange, California, US


I am right there with you as I turn 50 myself in 11 days.  It doesn't seem possible that I could be that old. 

The dress looks great.  It certainly beat the alternative of not making it to 50.
Sep 07 13 09:40 am  Link  Quote 
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Jim Shibley
Posts: 2,686
Phoenix, Arizona, US


Frank Lewis Photography wrote:
Ah, to be fifty again.

For me, at 50, you are the younger woman.

I agree. I don't know that I could up with a Diva at 50. But it would be fun trying. tongue

Sep 07 13 10:26 am  Link  Quote 
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DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


Jim Shibley wrote:

I agree. I don't know that I could up with a Diva at 50. But it would be fun trying. tongue

You almost had your chance!  wink tongue lol

Sep 07 13 11:38 am  Link  Quote 
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DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


MesmerEyes Photography wrote:
Hell Yeah! wink

Tease.

Sep 07 13 11:39 am  Link  Quote 
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DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


Fine Wine wrote:
I am right there with you as I turn 50 myself in 11 days.  It doesn't seem possible that I could be that old. 

The dress looks great.  It certainly beat the alternative of not making it to 50.

It's just such a...number!  But I feel as great as that dress looks, so it's all good.  smile

Sep 07 13 11:39 am  Link  Quote 
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Marks Fine Art
Posts: 35,968
Fort Smith, Arkansas, US


DivaEroticus wrote:
https://sphotos-b-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/q71/1174682_10200442706341441_686029590_n.jpg

borat

Sep 07 13 12:37 pm  Link  Quote 
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Marks Fine Art
Posts: 35,968
Fort Smith, Arkansas, US


For your birthday I was going to come and cook eggs & hashbrowns in your yard but you will not be home. lol
Sep 07 13 12:39 pm  Link  Quote 
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Babalon Salome
Posts: 3,499
Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany


borat

Gorgeous dress, and looks great on you!

My birthday is on Monday. (Virgos rule tongue )
Sep 07 13 12:45 pm  Link  Quote 
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Koryn
Posts: 34,693
Boston, Massachusetts, US


It's a very pretty dress, and looks good on you.
Sep 07 13 05:57 pm  Link  Quote 
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P I X I E
Posts: 35,090
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


I've told you this already, but I'll say it again... I hope I look half as good as you do when I turn 50!

I'm turning 30 next year... It's a different milestone, but I'm actually excited about it.
Sep 07 13 09:57 pm  Link  Quote 
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DivaEroticus
Posts: 13,969
Fayetteville, Arkansas, US


Marks Fine Art wrote:
For your birthday I was going to come and cook eggs & hashbrowns in your yard but you will not be home. lol

It's not too late, you know.  My birthday is Thursday, and I'm free this weekend...LOL. tongue

Babalon Salome wrote:
borat

Gorgeous dress, and looks great on you!

My birthday is on Monday. (Virgos rule tongue )

Thank you. big_smile  And early Happy Birthday to you!  Virgos do, indeed, rule!

Koryn Locke wrote:
It's a very pretty dress, and looks good on you.

smile Thank you so much.

P I X I E wrote:
I've told you this already, but I'll say it again... I hope I look half as good as you do when I turn 50!

I'm turning 30 next year... It's a different milestone, but I'm actually excited about it.

You will LOVE it!  And you're sweet to say that, but I hope you look WAY better...LOL.

Sep 08 13 03:38 pm  Link  Quote 
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MesmerEyes Photography
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Tyler, Texas, US


DivaEroticus wrote:

Tease.

Naw just real long at foreplay. wink lol

Sep 08 13 08:52 pm  Link  Quote 
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Time to Shoot
Posts: 4,721
Arlington, Virginia, US


DivaEroticus wrote:
https://sphotos-b-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/q71/1174682_10200442706341441_686029590_n.jpg

OH MAMA!
*swoons* (can guys swoon?)

Sep 14 13 02:45 pm  Link  Quote 
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