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He finds, as we all do perhaps, that the pace of life is faster today than it was a generation ago. Estates are “no longer family-transferred like before” and maintained lovingly with a deference to history and patrimony, but sold to new owners who have a different take on how things should be, and a garden’s lifespan is growing shorter.

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Style and Grace ICON : Michelle Obama

The stunning and gracious icon we have come to adore these last years. This feature isn’t about her beauty. The issue includes 4 love letters written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jon Meacham, Gloria Steinem and Rashida Jones. 379 more words

Eccentric Glow

On finding a new booklist quarry

I confess I’m addicted to booklists. No sooner do I finish one book, but I’m into another.

What surprises me is that I can’t remember anyone in my family serving as a role model when I was a child, either reading to me or picking-up a book for themselves, with the exception of the late intervention of my eldest brother, David, recently discharged from the army after WWII and anticipating college under the newly inaugurated GI Bill. 929 more words


War of the Images 

Fashion used to be shot in contrast. The clothes and accessories were clearly the foreground and in the foreground. Everything else was relegated to the background which itself struck a harmony with what was being highlighted. 337 more words