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Travel Bug

A widowed Lady Sylvia Ashley arrives at La Guardia, 1941

My new passport recently arrived. While it’s not my best portrait, there’s travel in my future!!! 239 more words

Motivational Monday #21

We’re not stuck with the results of first efforts. Or even second or third efforts. In Mary Pickford’s words:

Fat Bottom Fifties Get Fierce

Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks Wedding Photo (1918)

In 1918 Mary Pickford became secretly involved in a relationship with Douglas Fairbanks. The same year Pickford divorced Irish-born silent film actor Owen Moore and married Fairbanks. 182 more words



Years ago, before my dad’s Alzheimer’s and my mother’s dementia, they were included in a tour of one of the 3M facilities. When I asked how they’d liked it, my dad told me details from a businessman’s perspective. 397 more words


Crazy Classic Cat Ladies

Couldn’t resist a post with women like me! (Or, women posing with cats really as only some of these women were crazy cat ladies. Looking at you, Lombard!) 44 more words


Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Ladies Prefer Big Hats (or whatever is in fashion.)

Sad Mary Pickford in her New York Hat 1912..She was Canadian as was Mack Sennett, who was from Richmond, Quebec. Anita Loos also penned the script for the Musketeers of Pig Alley, a 1912  movie short starring them both. 322 more words