Tweet In my younger days, if buxom wasn’t your thing, I had a figure to die for. Two children and a few years later and . . . well, I’m trim, but it takes a lot of work. Given the realities of child bearing, age and gravity, there’s nothing more irksome to me than a [...]
Tag Archive 'Photographs'
Tweet Presidents get photographed hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions of time. Each photograph captures a mere moment. Some are flattering; some less so. Many, however, go on to become iconic. My generation, the 1970s generation, is deeply imprinted with this photo of Richard Nixon flashing the victory sign: Then there is this 1932 photograph of [...]
Tweet Britain’s famous Order of the Garter bears upon it the motto “Honi soit qui mal y pense” which is Old French for “shame upon him who thinks evil upon it.” The order came into being in the mid-14th Century, during the reign of Edward III. There are several stories about its origin, with the [...]
Tweet The press continues to shape public perceptions, but people are starting to wise up to the fact that the press often has no idea what it’s doing (especially when it comes to military matters) and that it either outright lies or misrepresents through omission. The Confederate Yankee just found a photographic example in which [...]