Monthly Archives: March 2013

Mary Pickford Really Was “A Living Doll”

One of my grandfather’s favorite lines was something that he heard when he and his best friend, Paul, took their famous trip to California during the winter of 1927-1928. As they were seeing the sights in Hollywood, they spotted Mary … Continue reading

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My William Morris “Marigold”-Lined Barbour Jacket Doesn’t Have Fox Teeth or Palace Keys in the Pockets, But It Sure Is a Treat to Wear

Maybe it’s my summer vacation plans to immerse myself in the Georgian Era, but my Anglophilia is rampant. Jammie Dodgers stock the cookie tin, MAC’s “Cockney Red” lipstick is destined for my Liberty of London cosmetic bag, and a sleek … Continue reading

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