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Tristesse exquise.

When I was a teenager, twelve or thirteen, my father gave me a book called “Der Gentleman”, a reprint of a gentleman’s guide from the 1920s, full of wonderful illustrations of snobby men of leisure, spending their afternoons choosing the silk for their ties and cigarette cases, accompanied by lavish ladies with an equal amount of free time on their hands, warning its readers of the Berliner Chic, which meant anything loud and overdaringly flamboyant, what Berliners, long before JFK claimed to be one, were supposed to appall people with. 93 more words

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Tragedy through an icon's eyes

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BILLY SUTER

DESCRIBED as a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history – seen through the eyes of the iconic US First Lady then, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman) – … 1,607 more words

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Trump, JFK, and the Deep State

There’s a lot of talk these days about the “Deep State,” especially among supporters of President Trump, some of whom believe that this Deep State is working hard to destroy anyone loyal to Trump, both inside and outside of the government, and ultimately, Trump himself. 3,420 more words

Books

THE MIDNIGHT RIDE OF NORM AND MARY (A SHORT STORY)

A cry of defiance, and not of fear,
A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door,
And a word that shall echo for evermore! 3,705 more words

Trump

Motivational Video

In a society full of bitterness and hate, let’s do what we can to make this world a better place.

As the Canadian commercial video states, 18 more words

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Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse @JFK - A lounge with character!

The trip started in DFW, where Thuy left for Tokyo about 90 minutes before I was leaving for NYC. After bidding her farewell, I had time for a quick stopover at the Centurion Lounge for some breakfast – the frittata was very good. 892 more words

Travel

Top 10 Most important Dates of the 20th Century

These are the days that defined not only the lives of the people who lived them, but the lives of future generations. You, me and everyone you know would not be here had these things not happened the way they did. 1,723 more words