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Walking on ants

It started with a simple request.

“Sweetie, please put on your shoes and socks. It’s almost time to go.”

I tended to a few other odds and ends before returning to my older son, Li’l D. 435 more words


How Oscar de la Renta charmed those of us who never got to wear his dresses

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died yesterday, at age 82. The Dominican-born designer dressed first ladies, Hollywood stars, uptown socialites, and fortunate brides—most recently, Alma Clooney.  237 more words

Courageous Reflection for Transformation


My current reality reflected ‘wearing’ a 12th Century Franciscan habit

La Verna, Italy, September 2014

Humanity’s only chance for survival depends on you taking this moment… 39 more words


Hollywood to Memphis: The Feud That Changed Wrestling

Brian Damage

Every year, the night before Wrestlemania, the WWE puts on a Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Every year, at least one if not more celebrities are inducted into a fictional “Celebrity wing” of the Hall. 900 more words

Vince McMahon

Walking the Somme

Local man, Steven Hall, has completed a 60 mile walk over the Somme to raise funds for ABF, the soldiers charity.

Pictured is the wooden cross he placed by the Sherwood Foresters panel on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial on which the names of 12 Staveley men are inscribed.


Oscar de la Renta dies...

Oscar de la Renta the doyen of American fashion, whose career began in the 1950s in Franco’s Spain, sprawled across the better living rooms of Paris and New York, and who was the last survivor of that generation of bold, all-seeing tastemakers, died on Monday at his home in Kent, Conn. He was 82.


Simple Smatterings


Simple Smatterings

Today I was reading and picked up this gorgeous uplifting piece of prose and thought I would share it with my blogging friends. 23 more words

Life Has Purpose