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quotes 7/29/2015

It’s Wednesday…lets get over that hump!!

The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.

Mary Pickford

A Quote A Day

The Survival of American Silent Feature Films: 1912-1929

I read The Survival of American Silent Feature Films: 1912-1929, by David Pierce, published 2013 by the Library of Congress. I learned a lot about silent movies, and it had some good tidbits that I can use in future Roaring Twenties mysteries: 191 more words

Silent Movies

The Peterkins’ brush with celebrity

In the early 1860s, living with his father and brothers at 177 University Ave., Charles Peterkin was much taken with the young woman next door at no.179. 230 more words

Peterkin Family

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