Daily Archives: October 29, 2017

Here I Go Again ’87 or Flock of Seagulls in My Bangs

My favorite dystopian futures feature pink punk hair.

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Making an 18th Century Redingote — Angela Clayton’s Costumery & Creations

Todays post is about a real doozy of a dress that I made over the last two weeks. It consists of a redingote, petticoat, hat, and fichu. I even bought some fancy period appropriate shoes to go with it! I’m … Continue reading

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davidbrucehaiku: beauty is usual

https://pixabay.com/en/girl-girls-beauty-pretty-naked-2892417/ *** BEAUTY IS USUAL *** Is beauty really — lots of women are pretty   — so unusual?

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davidbrucehaiku: celebrate love

https://pixabay.com/en/aron-arsa-model-little-kissing-920236/ *** CELEBRATE LOVE *** Let’s celebrate love It is good and powerful This is how to love *** NOTE: Originally, the photo showed a graffito of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin kissing, but that image was copyrighted. Fortunately, I … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Conductors Anecdotes

When he was young, Clemens Kraus was asked to be a guest conductor of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, which the composer Johannes Brahms himself used to conduct. At the rehearsal of a Brahms symphony, the orchestra was perfect. The first … Continue reading

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“Antony and Cleopatra”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scenes 8-11

— 3.8 — On a plain near Actium on 2 September 31 B.C.E., Octavius Caesar talked with Taurus, his Lieutenant General. “Taurus!” “My lord?” “Strike not by land; keep the land forces whole and undivided. Do not provoke a land … Continue reading

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