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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

BIRTHDAY: Willie Nelson


Happy Birthday, dear Willie.
You are always on our minds.


Thursday, April 25, 2013

THROWBACK: 90s POP


Discounting sweet, golden oldies playing on our Mom's car radio,
this is the pop music we grew up with.  Genuine 90s pop.  It rocks.
Here's a sampling of the top of the pop!


Tuesday, April 23, 2013

TRANSPORTATION: Penny-Farthing

Penny Farthing Bicycle Crash
This high-wheel contraption was the first machine to be called a bicycle.  It became the symbol of the late Victorian era, popularized cycling as a sport, and now is now a favorite of Luddites and hipsters.

Monday, April 22, 2013

PATTERN: Polka Dots


Polka dot.  An ever fixed mark in classicity.
Never a trend.  Always spot on.


Friday, April 19, 2013

ARTIST: Michael Eastman


Vanishing America series



Cuba series


Horses series

Horse 29 by Michael Eastman
Horse 189 by Michael Eastman
Horse 54 by Michael Eastman


A self taught photographer, 
Eastman's large scale images are simply breathtaking.

On his Vanishing America series, Eastman said, 

"I love these old buildings and I love how they make me feel 
and what I remember. I feel a sense of urgency about this project 
because every time I go to another city, 
and I explain what I'm looking for, someone says, 
'Oh I wish you had been here a week ago or last year'...
I need to photograph these places while they are still here."





Wednesday, April 17, 2013

INSPIRED: Work Space

Glimpse into the minds of inspiring writers, painters, thinkers, humorists, artists, and designers through their work spaces.
E.B. White, writer.
E.B. White
Mark Twain, author and humorist.
Mark Twain
Roald Dahl, children's author.
Roald Dahl
Virginia Woolf, novelist.
Virginia Woolf
Ray Eames, designer and artist.
Ray Eames
Pablo Picasso, artist.
Pablo Picasso
Paul C├ęzanne, painter.
Paul Cezanne
Yves Saint Laurent, fashion designer.
Yves Saint Laurent
Jane Austen, novelist.
Jane Austen
Jackson Pollock, painter.
Jackson Pollock
George Bernard Shaw, playwright.
George Bernard Shaw
Mark Rothko, painter.
Mark Rothko
Nigella Lawson, food writer.
Nigella Lawson
Rudyard Kipling, author.
Rudyard Kipling
Ernest Hemingway
Peter Beard

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