|Offered without the usual 14 year-old commentary|
Saturday, August 13, 2011
Friday, August 12, 2011
Here are a few pieces of jewelry that have caught my attention over the last few...
|This ruby and diamond neckalce was also made for the Maharaja by Cartier. The Art Deco styling is magnificent.|
|This necklace was made by Cartier as well and is called "The Cartier Tutti-Frutti Necklace". It is set with rows of emeralds, diamonds, rubies and sapphires set in platinum.|
|Here's a picture of Mrs. Post wearing the enormous brooch with her daughter Nedenia (Dina). Mrs. Post had the largest private collection of important jewels in the world at the time.|
I love the smell of Christianist hypocrites roasting in the morning! Nasty closet case!
Indiana state Rep. Phillip Hinkle, a noted anti-gay Christian activist who forced the state to offer an "In God We Trust" license plate, has been accused of hiring a male prostitute from Craigslist's M4M section. Local newspapers have been provided with emails between Hinkle and the alleged hooker.The emails, sent from Hinkle's publicly listed personal address, ask the young man for "a couple hours of your time tonight" and offer him cash up front, with a tip of up to $50 or $60 "for a really good time." The email exchange is in response to the Craigslist posting in which the young man -- who lists his age as 20 in the ad but says he is 18 years old -- says, "I need a sugga daddy." The young man told The Star that they met, but that he tried to leave after the man told him he was a state lawmaker. He said the lawmaker at first told him he could not leave, grabbed him in the rear, exposed himself to the young man and then later gave him an iPad, BlackBerry cellphone and $100 cash to keep quiet. When contacted by The Star about the emails, Hinkle, a Republican who represents portions of Pike and Wayne townships, did not contest the emails but said, "I am aware of a shakedown taking place." Asked what he meant by shakedown, Hinkle would not elaborate. He directed further questions to his attorney.Hinkle is married to a woman and has children. According to VoteSmart.org, he opposes same-sex marriage and supports a long list of Christianist political goals.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Monday, August 08, 2011
Sunday, August 07, 2011
Forgive me for reposting this but I think you'll find it amusing... Frenchy
Ah... the studio portrait.
Ah... the studio portrait.
Remember those kooky "Glamour Shots" places that sprung up some years ago. Francois will not post the one that his sister did, unless there is a popular outcry...
Note the blue tips on her hair match the dye job on her poodle. Call the MSPCA!!! (And a hairdresser!)
With nothing else to do today I thought I'd go through my photos and it inspired me to do a post called Living Rooms. I am including photos taken in various living rooms through the years of my life. Not all are here as I can honestly say that I have been rather a gypsy and not always inclined to photograph some of the, shall we say "dumps", that I have lived in. You may not always get a good view either but I will lay it out for you. It's kind of interesting to see the progression of my style (or those with whom I have lived) through the years.
|Circa 1984 Providence, RI: This is my friend Bunnie and I on the futon in my living room in Fox Point, Providence. Note the Art Deco clock and Beidermeier-inspired lamp in this room. Beginning to appreciate "decor" at last!|
|Another view of that room. This is my friend Stuff after we came back from the Star Trek Convention in Warwick, RI. My cat Blackmale is checking things out here too.|
|This is my cat Leo making himself comfy on one of the Italian cameo-back fauteuils (arm chairs) that I acquired at a distressed furniture sale.|
|The other end of the Yarmouth Living Room. I know... a little fussy. Just married, I was "nesting".|
|The large painting above and the suede fauteuils were are legacy from Bunnie's estate when he passed away.|
|Present Dennis, MA: This is our place in Dennis. We have obviously downsized into a small condo but find it quite cozy. Still eclectic but the emphasis is on comfort.|
|Yeah, I know... my feng shui is off.|
|The other end of the Living Room. A very cozy spot.|
I hope you've enjoyed this tour. If you have Living Room photos you'd like to show us please send them to us here. We will post them as soon as we get them.