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Old 03-01-2013, 09:21 AM   #41
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OMG, and here all this time I thought you were male. I almost spit out my breakfast when I read you had to buy pantyhose!

Ya learn something new every day.
Tee hee! I guess I am more anonymous than I thought!

My name might give you a clue.....

Meadbh | Meadbh Name Meaning & Origin | Irish Girl Meadbh Name

But then again, they do make pantyhose for men....

Pantyhose for men - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

So you just never know!

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Old 03-01-2013, 09:28 AM   #42
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Clothes spending so far since ER has been $5 for a pair of pantyhose. And that was a "just in case". I hate the things! Dry cleaning bill: $0.
Since retirement I have worn panty hose once to my niece's wedding . Hate those things .
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:30 AM   #43
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Well.......you never know.

Oh jeez. I am so glad I finished my coffee before seeing this.
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:33 AM   #44
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Once I retired, I gave away all my suits and ties. Once we moved, I gave away all my winter gear. Now, I own 2 pair of pants (primarily for the long plane trip to the midwest or if I get an invite to a military base.) Otherwise I wear shorts and T-shirts (for dress up, I wear Aloha shirts with the shorts). I do NOT own flip flops as I must wear orthotics (inside my "running' shoes.) My small side of the closet has a total of 20 shirts, 4 shorts. Her side... is steadily encroaching on my side.

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Old 03-01-2013, 09:39 AM   #45
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For casual wear - sweat pants/tees/sneakers in winter; shorts/tees/sneakers in summer, for work - dockers/flannel shirts in winter; dockers/golf shirts in summer. Have 10+ suits hanging in closet that haven't been used in years

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Old 03-01-2013, 06:44 PM   #47
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Well.......you never know.
Dawg52...please tell me that the superman pic isn't you! And, um...if it is...are you aware that you've lost your pants?
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Dawg... Ya look like a truck driver.
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Depends....... on the weather.

Summer: shorts, T shirt, flipflops.
Winter, Spring, Fall: as much stuff as will keep me warm, and still be able to move with ease.
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:37 PM   #50
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Depends....... on the weather.

Summer: shorts, T shirt, flipflops.
Winter, Spring, Fall: as much stuff as will keep me warm, and still be able to move with ease.
With you on the summer wardrobe. Winter: I should never have bought a pair of pajama pants a few years ago. Now that is all I wear when I am home with long sleeve tshirts. I can't wait to get home in winter anymore from whatever I am doing so I can put them back on.
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Old 03-02-2013, 07:20 AM   #51
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I did hear of one motorcycle officer who wore pantyhose as a base layer in cold weather. This was discovered when he was in an accident and the ER staff had to fight him to get his pants off.

The thing that made it so memorable was not that he wore the pantyhose (perfectly understandable) but his reaction to being "outed". That made the ribbing merciless. Had he simply said "Yeah, I wore 'em because it's cold outside" no one would have said or thought much of it.
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In the winter it's blue jeans, what ever shirt or t-shirt is handy, and runnng shoes. In the summer it's shorts, t-shirt, and sandals. There are 13 sport coats, a tux, and a handmade kilt w/ Prince Charlie jacket in the closet but I rarely get a chance to wear any of them now. Not that I'm thinking about it.

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Going out in public: Flipflops as soon as the temps hit 65, boots or gym shoes below. Jeans. Tees. Cardigans. Cute scarves and earrings.

Staying home: llbean slippers, fleece or yoga pants, tees, fleece top (thermostat at 65 most days).

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Old 03-02-2013, 08:45 AM   #54
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Depends? Not I....at least not yet.
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I also ask my friends to call me before stopping by my house so that I can put on a bra.

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I also ask my friends to call me before stopping by my house so that I can put on a bra..
Me too......it drives my wife crazy.
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:11 AM   #57
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I'm wearing what I wore my entire working life: Blue jeans, T-shirts, casual shirts, non-white dress shirts, Hawaiian shirts, tennis shoes (trainers to UK folks), sandals, and gym clothes.

There's just more tatters and holes in my clothes than before.
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T-shirt, jeans, and sneakers. But I was fortunate in that I wore the same combination to w*rk for 34 years; with the exception of days when we had high level visitors. Visitor days it was jeans, sneakers and dress shirt and tie.
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Jeans and long sleeve shirt, ballcap all year, leather shoes in spring, summer, fall, canvas/sandals winter.

Gotta be careful of those pesky rattlesnakes nibbling on your toes.
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what I like most about dressing in ER is not stressing about buying clothes for work and going out. I'm 59 and have always struggled to be stylish and/or to find my own style.

Now that I don't work or go out as much as I used to, I don't need as many "good" clothes. I can concentrate on a few pieces that I really love. That is true about much of my ER lifestyle!

Recently I took on two teaching gigs and it's been hell to figure out what to wear, especially when you're in front of college kids every day. Luckily those gigs will be over in a few weeks.

Give me yoga pants and tee shirts, all day every day.
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