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Norma Shearer in the 1939 motion picture Marie Antoinette. Oh those dresses

tiaras, ‘toinette and royalty barbs for 5 years

How to commemorate all we’ve been through together? 76 more words

Court And Social

(003) Departure (take one)

First leg of the trip was a five hour and forty-five minute flight from SFO to JFK on 4/20 at 7:20 am.  After an hour-and-a-half layover in New York was an eight hour and ten minute flight to Helsinki.   316 more words

IS Trump the Most Unpopular President EVER? Some Elusive Perspective

Donald Trump is running up to what he now calls the “ridiculous” self-imposed 100 Day Mark of Assessment. The First 100 Days is actually we’ve thrown at every president at least as far back as FDR.   1,841 more words

do not forget your dying King.

Portrait Drawing – Graphite on Paper – April 21st, 2017


Review of "John F. Kennedy: A Biography" by Michael O'Brien

John F. Kennedy: A Biography” by Michael O’Brien was published in 2005 after a decade of research which included access to recently-released material from the Kennedy Library. 517 more words

American History

Jackie (2016), dir. Pablo Larraín

There’ll be great Presidents again–and the Johnsons are wonderful, they’ve been wonderful to me–but there’ll never be another Camelot again. Once, the more I read of history the more bitter I got.

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Paul Lisnek's - "Behind the Curtain": Preserving Chicago architecture and the JFK presidency

Chicago is well known for its stunning architecture both from the 1800’s as well as being the home of the Skyscraper in modern times. Yet, one of the world’s most glamorous and important homes of architectural marvels is threatened each year as different buildings and other symbols of our beauty are at risk of being demolished or otherwise destroyed. 107 more words