The Pegasus is from a frosted crystal ornament in our house. The amazing background is from NASA. According to *Bill Donahue of http://www.hiddenmeanings.com, Pegasus symbolizes the awakening of cosmic memory, the times we are living in, and, interestingly, it also represents the hippocampus of the brain. It’s worth a little research. *Definitely not the person of similar name who defends child abusers. (Sorry to mention.) – – Read more
by ©VANDIELANDNational Geographic that arrived today (or more like looking at the pictures), when I arrived on their PHOTO JOURNAL section. They featured Traer Scott and more specifically her Natural History portfolio. It is such an amazing set! The photographer in me just wants to steal her idea and go out and do the exact same thing, although I know that the range of photos she captured (candidly, many props to her), is worth many, many hours waiting in front of dioramas. So instead I – – Read more:
Earle Hyman, the Shakespearean actor best known to most as “Grandpa Huxtable” [Crosby Show] in a 1959 Smirnoff vodka ad.
Collectible vintage issue of Look magazine is for sale in an Etsy shop HERE. These photos by Avedon were printed in Look as a fold out poster insert of the psychedelic color images and the black and white portraits. – – Read more
A Nun’s Return to the Red Carpet
Wendy Carlson for The New York Times
NEW ROLE Dolores Hart left Hollywood in 1963. The Abbey of Regina Laudis has been her home since.
By WENDY CARLSON | Published: February 24, 2012
“God Is the Bigger Elvis” has its premiere on HBO on April 5; special free screening held at the Bantam Cinema in Litchfield on March 24 and 25 at 12 noon with a Q and A.
IT is a story straight out of Hollywood. A beautiful young starlet walks away from a blossoming movie career to become a nun, and 50 years later she returns to the Academy Awards ceremony — as the subject of an Oscar-nominated film. The real-life drama of Dolores Hart, known as Mother Prioress to the nuns here at the Abbey of Regina Laudis, unfolds in the HBO film “God Is the Bigger Elvis,” one of five nominees for best documentary (short subject). The 35-minute film examines Mother Dolores’s transformation from a Hollywood ingénue and the recipient of Elvis Presley’s first on-screen kiss to a cloistered Benedictine nun at the abbey, where for the past nine years she has been the prioress, the second in authority below the abbess, Mother David Serna. Scheduled to be shown on HBO in April, the documentary offers a Continue reading
before you kissed me | you whispered | something so softly | only my soul could hear it, | and at that moment i understood everything, | why the earth and stars and universe existed, | and why i was created with a heart.
Artist: Archibold Motley
Artist: Robert Pruitt “Tesla Coil”
Photo: “Kalahari Desert Woman” [looks like Oprah]
Amari Baraka aka “Leroy Jones”