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07 June 2008

The Junetime Reassessment

I spent the week in Miami, covering ad:tech. Everyone there is beautiful, half-clad and thirsty for distraction.

In that sweltering city I found a firey-orange dress. It had halter straps, a latticed leather waist and a back so low that if I had a tail I could swat people with it.

The dress was gorgeous. And while prancing around the store in it, contemplating a week's poverty in exchange for ownership, I realized something: I could have worn it five years ago.

It fit all right, but I'm different.

I am 24 years old today, and I would like this to be the year I stop pursuing things that are gone, including the blinding glare of teenhood.

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