Sunday, August 23, 2009

The Dolly Rocker Girl Project

I started this blog as a way to branch out to people about my favorite films, music, people, clothing, characters, and books from decades past that I admire, but mostly so that I could write about the women that inspire me one way or another. I knew that there were people out there like me who loved these things, but it seemed like I couldn't ask a kid in the quad if she'd seen "The Thin Man" without her asking if I was talking about the anorexic wanna-be Dior model in AB Calculus. So I think I've found a pretty nice group of fellow bloggers who share my likes and dislikes, and they all seem to teach me something new whenever I read about them. This is both a blessing and a curse for me. It seems that most of what I write about is somewhat easily attainable elsewhere on the internet, so -- a crushing blow to my ego to admit it -- I am not unique in what I write. 
Recently I have acquired a new computer, which puts me in the position of either starting completely anew or having to perform the awful task of transferring my hundreds of old photographs from one computer to another. So, because I am a lazy person, I have decided to embrace the change. Instead of writing profiles about women I adore, I propose what could become something that could actually change my life: the Dolly Rocker Girl Project. 
I'm not exactly sure what it will entail, but I know what I want the end result to be: to come out at the end of this more like the women that I admire so much. If Julie Powell from Queens, New York, can become her own Julia Child, than with God as my witness I will become a mash-up of Brigitte, Pattie, Marianne, Jane, Anita and more! 

That doesn't sound too crazy, does it?

5 comments:

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sounds great!
but i know what you´re talking about in the first paragraph... i often feel the same, i wanted to finish my blog so many times, everytime i found another blog with roughly the same content...
i have somewhere in the distanst future an idea what i could make of this blog linked with a real-life project if mine so i decided to keep til i´m there :D
good luck! you´ll have a lot of fun aas a mash-up of brigitte, pattie, etc!

Ceri said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Not at all. That doesn't sound crazy at all. We all have things that inspire us to be the person we want to be. At least you know what you're going for. Good for you :-D

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"You don't eat MEAT?..I'll make you lamb"

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