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July 29, 2011

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Legend Of A Bygone Era

July 29, 2011

“I don’t want to live. I want to love first, and live incidentally.”

-Zelda Fitzgerald

Flappers & Philosophers

July 29, 2011

Just finished F. Scott Fitzgerald’s collection of short stories:

I fell in love with the story “The Offshore Pirate”!!!

“All life is just a progression toward,

and then a recession from,

one phrase  – I love you”

~F. Scott Fitzgerald

“The Offshore Pirate was first published on May 29, 1920, Fitzgerald’s third story in The Saturday Evening Post that month. It would later be included in his first collection of short stories, Flappers and Philosophers(1921). The story begins with a young aristocrat, Ardita, on a yacht anchored close to shore. She is reading The Revolt of the Angels by Anatole de France. She argues with her exasperated uncle who is intent on marrying her off to a young man named Toby. Left to herself while her uncle goes ashore, Ardita and the crew are overrun by pirates—Curtis Carlyle and his Six Black Buddies. Ardita and Carlyle strike up a friendship that blossoms into love.”

I highly suggest you pick up a copy of Flappers & Philosophers!!!

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...Just had to post some new! jewelry updates
from my favorite designer Tilly Bloom!!!
Drink Me Necklace - $29
Eye Test Necklace - $25
Like Clockwork Necklace - $25
The Writer Necklace - $25.50
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“Oh Continue to love me – never misjudge the most faithful heart of your beloved.

Ever thine – Ever Mine – Ever Ours”

~Ludwig Van Beethoven (July 7, 1806)~

Complete, actual love letters of great men like Ludwig Van Beethoven, Pietro Bembo, Napolean Bonaparte, Rupert Brooke, Robert Browning, Robert Burdette, Lord Byron, Lord Randolph Churchill, Winston Churchill, Mark Twain, John Constable, Cuff Cooper, Oliver Cromwell, Pierre Curie, Alfred de Musset, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gustave Flaubert, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Lyman Hodge, Count Gabriel Honore de Mirbeau, Victor Hugo, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, John Keats, Henry IV of France, Henry VIII, Franz Liszt, Jack London, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Thomas Otway, Robert Peary, Sir Walter Raleigh, Theodore Roosevelt Jr., John Ruskin, Robert Schumann, George Bernard Shaw, Richard Steele, Alfred de Musset, Dylan Thomas, Count Leo Tolstoy, Vincent Van Gogh, Voltaire, Henry Von Kleist, and Woodrow Wilson.

“Until then , mio dolce amor, a thousand kisses; but give me none in return, for they set my blood on fire.”

-Napolean Bonaparte (Paris December 1795)~

Janie Taylor For Chloé

July 26, 2011

New York City Ballet principal Janie Taylor
road tests Chloé's dance-inspired spring/summer 2011
collection with choreographer and corps de ballet
member Justin Peck in this short by director Bon Duke.
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Since they announced the passing of Amy Winehouse 

an unfortunate number of people have gone out of their way 

to write some viciously cruel things!

I guess this is very easy to do of course 

when she’s not your daughter, your sister, your friend…

She struggled enough with her own demons in life 

to deserve peoples compassion – not there ridicule!

…and so it is time to say good-bye 

to a talented young woman whose light burned out too soon.

~Rest in peace little black bird~

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