A ‘chic’ art exhibition: Elmwood consignment shop teams up with local artist to offer a unique experience

Second Chic on Elmwood, an upscale/vintage consignment shop, offers a mix of stylish, one-of-a-kind pieces for both men and women. A lover of art, Annie Adams, Chic’s proprietor, is known in the art world for her unique jewelry creations, prior to owning the store. Tonight she hosted an exhibition for Buffalo’s own painter, Jillian Taylor.

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When did ‘How do you do?’ become ‘What do you do?’

My friend has a master’s degree. Unhappy with the career she chose, she went back to a job that put her through college – waitressing. She makes more money than her office job paid and works three days a week. She travels the world, owns a house, and doesn’t care about who she’s friends with on LinkedIn. She is one of the happiest and genuine gals I’ve ever met. She’s a server.

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Why it’s OK your first love is someone you’ll never forget

In one of my favorite movies, Big Fish, the main character, Edward Bloom, said “They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that’s true.” He was standing amidst popcorn floating in the air, gazing at Sandra Templeton, a girl he would eventually marry. It was around 17 years and a few weeks ago that I met my first love, popcorn and all.

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