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Would Louis XIV approve these earrings?

Since I am a historian then a lot of inspiration for jewelry creation comes from important events and people from the past. This time I found inspiration in French king Louis XIV (1638 – 1715) who often liked to dress up as ancient Greek god Apollo who was the god of music, poetry, arts and sun. 62 more words

Bead Embroidered

Whoops... Someone Snuck A Tom Brady Insult On To 20,000 Beer Cans

Tom Brady is increasingly becoming less and less popular.

In fact, some people think he outright sucks. Like the employee at an Indiana brewery, for example. 57 more words


Indy Film Fest: Wrecking Balls of Mediocrity Since 2004

I have cool friends doing cool things. One of those things involves the planning of the Indy Film Fest. And one of the perks of having those cool friends is tagging along to opening night of said film fest. 279 more words


Gardens of Versailles - Paris, France

Versailles is world famous for its awe-inspiring, extravagant palace and breathtakingly beautiful gardens.

We walked around and through these enchanted grounds, our awesome guide from Sandemans revealed the stories of the shamelessly self-indulgent kings, queens and consorts of 17th and 18th century France. 83 more words


The Sun King and other Solar adventures

“Here comes the sun king…” The Beatles sang about the sun nearly as much as they sang about love. Sun worship has been practiced for thousands of years. 1,334 more words

Beatles Mysteries

Fêtes Exotique à Versailles

I’d like to start off my blog by sharing a neoclassical piece of music that I composed a few years ago after having been inspired by two seemingly unrelated sources. 226 more words



Here we are again.

sun top high shine shine shine the live-long day.

long live the sun king.

–The Odalisque