I've always loved Poppies. As a little girl, my maternal Grandfather, my Poppy, had a garden with rows and rows of flowers. He was a farmer by trade and when retired, he still had a passion for growing, but preferred the frivolity of ornamentals. In my child's mind, the beautiful deep orange red flower was named after my Poppy; not the other way around. As I grew, I loved going to the grocery store and asking my parents for some money so I could get a flower from the nice old
Fashion is a reflection of the world around us. To celebrate Memorial day, here's a Flashback of Fashion during the second World war. I've always been a Fashion History buff. I can bore you with my knowledge of the rise of rayon during the War (bamboo is rayon!). I already knew how skirts shortened & became straighter, how women entering the work place made wearing trousers more socially acceptable, how styles became slightly "Militaristic," but I did not know about the birth
Sometimes I may have a tip for Fashion Friday, sometimes I just may want to share something beautiful. Since we're in the middle of a rainy spell here in South Eastern Pennsylvania, I could use a thing of beauty about right now. (But I'm not complaining! My garden is loving this!!!!) “Composition in photography is like rhythm is in music,” he shared with My Modern Met in 2015. “I am a product of an earlier era—for example, when the compositional senses of photographers such a
To all my friends and my clients who don't have traditional nine to five jobs: You ARE your business, very much like I am my business. You may be a consultant, public speaker, business coach, musician, artist, yoga instructor, direct sales person, financial advisor, social media expert, esthetician, real estate agent .. the list goes on. Every time you walk out the door, you are representing you and your work to the world. You NEVER know who you might bump into and when & wh
I had a busy week and didn't have the energy to come up with a Fashion tip for Fashion Friday, so I decided to have a little fun, create a collage of Jimi Hendrix photos and call it Funky Friday instead. Enjoy and have a great weekend! PS: I'm sure I'm not the only one who thinks of Prince when I see these early photos of Jimi. This image didn't quite work for the Collage, but I just had to share this one too as an after thought.