Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Ever Ready!!-Ruby Tuesday

These women are part of a 13-member chapter of The Red Hat Society. The founder of the national group which has now spread throughout the country describes it this way: "The Red Hat Society began as a result of a few women deciding to greet middle age with verve, humor and elan. We believe silliness is the comedy relief of life, and since we are all in it together, we might as well join red-gloved hands and go for the gusto together. Underneath the frivolity, we share a bond of affection, forged by common life experiences and a genuine enthusiasm for wherever life takes us next."
- Sue Ellen Cooper, Queen Mother



Before retirement these three women worked in the Bloomington, Minnesota school system in various capacities. Enjoying their camaraderie they have named their chapter, Ever Ready! They were out enjoying a sunny Minnesota spring day (finally!) at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.








17 comments:

  1. des beaux chapeaux qui ne passent pas inaperçu

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  2. Selfportait, please...!

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  3. very nice looking ladies. I have a few friends who I think are only pink hat ladies.

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  4. I bet they are pleased to be featured on our blog. Do you have a red hat?

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  5. I first came upon the Red Hat Society when I ran into a passel of them at our Ocala mall. Now, I've seen them in many places and they always look like they're having a great time. Nice portraits of these fun-loving ladies.

    P.S. I really think you would like The Villages even if it is a bit crowded.

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  6. Now and then, we see a group of red hatted ladies out and about town. Always happy and having fun! The portraits are adorable. I love the different styles of hats.

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  7. Wonderful portrait on top, Kate!

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  8. They are beautiful!

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  9. I saw many members from "The Red Hat Society" in London about 8-10 years ago! So this really brought back some FUN memories.
    Great Ladies and great photos!

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  10. Wonderful portrait Kate!!! I love the concept of the Red Hat Society!!! And I love seeing women wearing them...out having a grand ol' time, flaunting their grand ol' ages!!!

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  11. I love the red hats!

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  12. Great portraits. I like the idea of the red hat society. :)

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  13. Somehow the woman at the top looks like Queen Elizabeth posing for a portrait. We have a couple of friends in the RHS. Good for them. Men couldn't get away with it.

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  14. I see Red Hat Ladies every now and then. You're not a RHL, are you, Kate?

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