When I was a teen, my mother would try to convince me to wear mustard-coloured clothing. This often sparked fights because I considered it (and rust red, and army green) part of a colour palette that only old ladies would wear)•
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I often think of that situation and my mom when I wear mustard because it reminds me of some important lessons: •
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1) My mom was decades ahead of the curve with wearing colours that complemented her skin tone and hair, and encouraging me to do the same.•
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2) It’s 🆗 to change your mind. •
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3) Sometimes the right choice presents itself at the wrong time. •
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Sorry, mom. It took me 20 years to understand… but you were right

When I was a teen, my mother would try to convince me to wear mustard-coloured clothing. This often sparked fights because I considered it (and rust red, and army green) part of a colour palette that only old ladies would wear. 😐🔶(#irony)•

I often think of that situation and my mom when I wear mustard because it reminds me of some important lessons: •

1) My mom was decades ahead of the curve with wearing colours that complemented her skin tone and hair, and encouraging me to do the same.•

2) It’s 🆗 to change your mind. •

3) Sometimes the right choice presents itself at the wrong time. •

Sorry, mom. It took me 20 years to understand… but you were right.•

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Photo taken at: Edmonton, Alberta