"The accordion would be her dream, playing
Labels: Maxime de la Falaise
"Ultimately, we all have to decide for ourselves what constitutes failure, but the world is quite eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it. So I think it fair to say that by any conventional measure, a mere seven years after my graduation day, I had failed on an epic scale. An exceptionally short-lived marriage had imploded, and I was jobless, a lone parent, and as poor as it is possible to be in modern Britain, without being homeless. The fears that my parents had had for me, and that I had had for myself, had both come to pass, and by every usual standard, I was the biggest failure I knew."
Labels: Mrs. Blandings
(this one, a tribute to an HTJ post)
JP's knowledge is encyclopedic; his is one
of the most fascinating blogs you'll find.
He's an alum. of
Hart Shaffner Marx &
[simply amazing stuff]
Here, The Selvedge Yard on
the new Lilly Pulitzer,
Grey Gardens (and it's
just the beginning)...
you know what makes kate and leopold the perfect movie?
watching it with your amazing daughter who is
getting on a plane to go back to that city tonight
[i love the time warp near the brooklyn bridge:
"a beautiful 4D pretzel of kismetic possibility"]