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    Whatever Happened to Fancy Hats?

    As I approach my due date, I’ve been spending more and more time on the couch watching movies. My husband and I have long since burned through the new releases on our Netflix queue, so we’ve been working our way through some oldies but goodies. This past weekend, we watched the “The Maltese Falcon,” which I am ashamed to admit I had never seen. There’s a lot to be said about the film. It’s a noir classic. It’s based on a mystery by acclaimed American mystery writer Dashiell Hammett.¬†What really stuck with me, though, was the abundance of fabulous hats on screen. Why don’t people wear fedoras or other fancy…