Unsolicited Advice On How To Be Nifty In General4:41 PM
Tromp in boots. Not the wussy, fine-heeled kind but some travel-worn, slouchy stompers.
Wear a wide-brimmed hat even if it clutters up your peripheral. You'll have a monopoly on the shade; maybe you'll collect a crowd when it hails.
Learn the proper time and place to be rambunctious, which is often and most definitely around children (who need to be reassured that adulthood isn't mere drudgery).
You don't have to look like you understand everything everyone else is saying, you know.
Oh, and somehow manage to be fiercely alive and inordinately kind.