Seven Things I Love (7-12-2021)

1. These Japanese Pastries – Nobody makes more delicious looking pastries than the Japanese. These are from a patisserie in Iwakura, Japan. Aren’t they incredible? For more photos visit this Instagram. 2. This New Book by Architectural Writer John Ota – A friend of mine recommended this book and I must say, it wasn’t whatContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (7-12-2021)”

Seven Things I Love (7-5-2021)

1. This Announcement that Pinterest Has Banned Weight-loss Ads – Pinterest is the first (and only) “major” social media network to ban weight-loss ads. Why is this a big deal? Not only does it end the constant promotion of the messed up theory that people (women primarily) can only be attractive if they are “thin.”Continue reading “Seven Things I Love (7-5-2021)”

Seven Things I Love (6-28-2021)

Sorry to miss last Monday – I was traveling. It’s gonna be a busy summer! Hope you had a nice week. 1. This Documentary about Beatrix Potter – The 45-minute documentary is wonderful and is made even more so by its host/narrator, Patricia Routledge. Dame Katherine Patricia Routledge is a well-known actress in Britain, particularlyContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (6-28-2021)”

Seven Things I Love (6-7-2021)

1. This Hand-painted Art on Trucks in India – There’s art everywhere you look in India. You can be in the most isolated, rural village and find wonderful sculptures at the side of the road or in front of a hut; ornate carving on archways, doors and pillars; incredible paintings on walls; or beautiful sarisContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (6-7-2021)”

Seven Things I Love (5-31-2021)

1. This Design by Stephen Burrows – If you haven’t watched Halston yet on Netflix, DO! They rather thoroughly cover “The Battle of Versailles Fashion Show” which occurred on November 28, 1973. Publicly it was advertised as an event to fund raise to revamp the Versailles, which was in dire need of restoration, but itContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (5-31-2021)”

Seven Things I Love (5-10-2010)

1. This Little Girl Who Got To Meet Her Hero, Rey from Star Wars – This shows how important it is that we have more strong, female lead characters in films. I LOVE Rey. I wish we had role models like her when I was a kid. “Younger” Leia was okay but nothing like someContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (5-10-2010)”

Seven Things I Love (4-26-2021)

WOO HOO! Received my second Pfizer shot two weeks ago so I am fully …. I hope you are too! Be sure to get your vaccination if you haven’t. 1. This Lebanese Artist Who Turned the Tables on These Sexist Vintage Ads – I love this guy. His name is Eli Rezkallah and he’s doneContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (4-26-2021)”

Seven Things I Love (4-19-2021)

1. This Cover of VOGUE Magazine – The world was given Amanda Gorman in 1998 but so many of us were unaware of this gifted woman until January 20, 2020. Thank goodness President Biden chose her as his Inaugural Poet! Good job Vogue – keep going – let’s see scientists and artists and teachers andContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (4-19-2021)”

Seven Things I Love (3-29-2021)

1. This Incredible Photo of Astronaut Bruce McCandless II – Honestly, when I first saw this I thought it must be photoshopped by the person who posted it sent me to this link on the NASA website. The photo was taken on February 12, 1984. Are you surprised, I was! I actually thought it wouldContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (3-29-2021)”

Seven Things I Love (3-22-21)

1. This VACCINATED Menopausal Broad – pardon my hair, I forgot to fix it before the photo. You can’t see it but I’m both a little teary-eyed and overjoyed. Not surprisingly, I’ve been reading everything I can on the vaccines and post-vaccine life and I found this excellent article in the Washington Post. WashPo hasContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (3-22-21)”