It is sometimes assumed that executive orders are only a feature of modern American life. Actually they have existed since the beginning of the Republic. A century ago two war related executive orders were issued by President Wilson: 423 more words
★ Lovely illustration showing a selection of day outfits designed by Gabrielle Chanel, published in ‘Les Elegances Parisiennes’ in March 1917. A product of changing social realities and the harsh practicalities of the First World War, these three outfits are the embodiment of late-1910s style. 190 more words
This is our entry in Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Letters Q or R.
Last Sunday we visited the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia. 170 more words