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Even Zelda Fitzgerald Thought Joyce, Lawrence, and Woolf Were a Bit Much

Over the weekend, I picked up a copy of Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda: The Love Letters of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald at my local library. 259 more words


Men of Honor

We used to laugh and say that it was impossible to imagine Danny as an old man.

We laughed and called him “reckless.” Laughed and said he was “begging for death.” Laughed and called him “bachelor,” “the infinite youth.” The boy who was at once with every woman and never with a single one. 2,155 more words


The Lost Generation..

I’ve been noticing  that no one really cares anymore its all about themselves and no one else. What has happened to us? I know at one point almost everyone cared and was good to others, but we have taken a turn for the worst. 572 more words

The Unshakable Longing

We are not merely a lost generation . . . Our predicament is much deeper and of much longer duration. Centuries of skepticism, doubt, and contempt have taken their toll. 141 more words


Film Review: Midnight in the City of Love

(Photo taken in Paris, December 2016 by Ashlyn Chak)

Do we fall in love with Paris because we’re in love? Or do we fall in love because we’re in love with Paris? 816 more words

Flowers Blooming

Portrait of a French Girl - sold

Oil on hardboard panel, 8″x6″

This is another of my portraits of imaginary people from the past. Don’t ask me why she’s French, that just seemed to come to mind as I was painting her. 125 more words