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Look at what I found this week!

Recollections of Léonard, Hairdresser to Queen Marie-Antoinette, AKA I am a genius and slept with a lot of women and totally heard every important conversation in Versailles EVER and did I mention I was from Gascony cause I feel like I haven’t mentioned it in this chapter yet. 206 more words


Me and My Homegirl Marie


It is probably one of the most beautiful places I have ever been and definitely my favorite part of France so far..

We never actually made it into the Castle of Versailles, but we spent hours on hours in the gardens. 412 more words

So much yarn, so little time!

This week we had a fundraiser in Arcola for the non-profit Look Good, Feel Better which is an organization that helps women going through chemotherapy learn how to do their hair and makeup without hair. 356 more words


On this day: Stripped all

“I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. 106 more words

16th October - On This Day In History


1854 Oscar Wilde (author & playwright)


1793 Marie Antoinette (Queen of France, beheaded during the French Revolution)

On This Day:

1950 The Lion, The With and The Wardrobe (CS Lewis) released… 37 more words

"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light."*...

The Chapman University Survey of American Fears Wave 3 (2016) offers a look into the fears of average Americans.  In April of 2016, a random sample of 1,511 adults from across the United States were asked their level of fear about 79 different potential sources across a huge variety of topics– crime, the government, disasters, personal anxieties, technology, and others. 121 more words