Loretta Young Confession:I sometimes love dressing up even if I'm just staying at home (of course if my home had the vaulted ceilings and beautiful molding of the one above, I'd probably do it more often.) Sometimes, I feel a little more glamorous just by wearing something glamorous. These...

~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Day Is Don Photo from here How is it that Slim Aarons so perfectly captures the life I lead now with photos that are decades old? I guess this just means pool parties and chic gatherings are timeless! I had a truly fabulous time at my belated birthday...

Abraham Lincoln Magazine editorials don't usually inspire my New Year resolutions. But it was a combination of the fresh, lovely tone of these pictures and my viewing of "Super 8" yesterday (what a lovely and innocent love story) that led me to think of the goals I want to accomplish for...

Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is not mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself. Havelock Ellis This gorgeous collection of photographs from Jordan Matter, "Dancers Among Us" placed dancers in ordinary settings...

Cherry blossoms, or sakura, are extremely symbolic in Japan; the beauty and transience of the flowers are representative of the life cycles of our lives. I see cherry blossoms and welcome the renewal of another year and the beautiful plants and flowers that will start to bloom. It's my...

Whether or not you celebrate this day, it's still nice to celebrate all the forms of love any day. Show love for your friends, family, partner, and of course yourself. Don't limit yourself to today, but try to reach out to your loved ones regularly. Remember to treat yourself as well and...

If I find a beautiful backdrop and can be a part of it (an environment, a culture, a place), doesn't that mean that I fit very well with that setting? I can be an integral part of that setting, but then step away from the way and be myself. Perhaps the most important thing is finding that...

I love these pictures of residents in Nairobi and the feelings that they exude. They aren't your traditional models. But they are beautiful, serene, dignified, and very happy to have their pictures taken for Love Spring Summer 2012. They exude the type of confidence that models normally...

It's nice to imagine that in this big, dark world, our brightness can come together and create some brilliant and beautiful spots. Have a great week lovelies!

to my Amazon Kindle and am rediscovering my love for books (anything from "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" to the Millenium series). One of my favorite books is "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho. It is a simply written and beautiful book that really hits home now as I try to determine and fulfill...

 

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