A Brief History of Handbags

Written by Henrietta Timmons

A Brief History of Handbags

Have you ever wondered aboutrepparttar origin of handbags and purses? Handbags have been essential to daily life ever since people have had something precious to carry around with them and onlyrepparttar 116290 items have changed over time. The very first mention in written literature comes fromrepparttar 116291 14th century, even though Egyptian hieroglyphs show pouches carried aroundrepparttar 116292 waist. Bags were attached to what were called "girdles" which were fastened torepparttar 116293 waist. Embroidery and jewels adorned these articles and were used to show status -repparttar 116294 richerrepparttar 116295 person,repparttar 116296 more elaboraterepparttar 116297 bag. More information on medieval clothing Inrepparttar 116298 16th century, handbags took on more of an air of practicality withrepparttar 116299 use of everyday materials such as leather with a drawstring fastener on top. During this period, cloth bags were used that were made larger and used by travelers and carried diagonally acrossrepparttar 116300 body. The 17th century saw more variety and both fasionable men and women carried small purses with more complex shapes. Young girls were taught embroidery as a very necessary skill to make them marriagable and we seerepparttar 116301 rise of beautiful and unique stitched artwork in handbags.

Neo-classical clothing became popular inrepparttar 116302 18th century with a reduction inrepparttar 116303 amount of underclothing worn by women. Wearing a purse would ruinrepparttar 116304 look of this clothing so fasionable ladies started carrying their handbags which were called reticules. Women had a different bag for every occasion and every fashion magazine had arguments onrepparttar 116305 proper carrying of these purses. Inrepparttar 116306 reticules one would find rouge, face powder, a fan, a scent bottle, visiting cards a card case, and smelling salts.

Fail. Fail Again. Fail Better

Written by Thomas Morgan aka The Irishsetter

The title of this article is a Samuel Beckett quote. Some may interpret this as a negative statement because it is dwelling on failure. I disagree. In dice influencing, and life in general, I associate this quote withrepparttar oft cited, “When at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Here’s why.

Let’s face it. Every hand that a precision shooter throws, be they novice or journeyman shooter, eventually ends with failure. Whetherrepparttar 116289 hand lasts three rolls, or ten or thirty rolls, an eventual unintended seven arrives in due course. If we were capable of throwing a perfectly executed controlled toss every time, perhaps this would not berepparttar 116290 case, butrepparttar 116291 bottom line is we CAN’T throw a perfectly executed toss every time. The seven is inevitable. This is a fact of life for a precision shooter. This doesn’t mean that you should live in fear ofrepparttar 116292 seven. As I’ve stated before, as a precision shooter, if you’re shooting in fear ofrepparttar 116293 seven, you are giving it power over you.

We’ve established then that for every hand you throw as a dice influencer, it will end in failure. We aren’t going to dwell onrepparttar 116294 negative aspects of that right now. The purpose of this article is to determine whether you are gettingrepparttar 116295 most out of those failures atrepparttar 116296 tables.

Every Session Is A Learning Opportunity I’ve been involved with precision shooting for several years now. Regardless, I still approach every session as an opportunity to learn something new. Perhaps it’s a new betting method, maybe it’s a fresh approach to money management, or being more adept at troubleshooting my throw while I’m atrepparttar 116297 table. There is always room for growth. Anyone who tells you that they know everything there is to know aboutrepparttar 116298 game and about precision shooting is delusional or has an ego that’s run amok. Continued growth is extremely important to your future success atrepparttar 116299 tables as a precision shooter specifically and as a craps player in general.

Debrief I certainly hope by now, you knowrepparttar 116300 importance of keeping session notes. The Mad Professor has several articles onrepparttar 116301 subject, as well as MickeyD’s article Notes, Notes, Notes. I’m aware that a lot of shooters keep session notes solely forrepparttar 116302 purpose of keeping track of wins and losses. That’s really a secondary purpose. The main purpose for keeping notes is for gaining insight into future sessions. Your session notes will provide a method for you to FAIL BETTER inrepparttar 116303 future.

Focus Onrepparttar 116304 Positive As I stated atrepparttar 116305 beginning, “failing better” does not mean that you only focus onrepparttar 116306 errors that you made atrepparttar 116307 tables, but also on what you did well, what you should do again, what you should ALWAYS do. It is essential for every small success to be a building block for future success. Despite how poorly a session goes, determine those things that you did well. If you terminated a session because you reached your loss limit, or you realized you weren’t “on”, are just a couple of examples of “positives” that can be gleaned from evenrepparttar 116308 worst session. For sessions that go particularly well, take precise notes of what occured. Your goal is to be able to recreate a positive situation every time you stand atrepparttar 116309 tables.

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