Sunday, July 31, 2016
It's amazing how, in a time of general confusion and - to steal a word in the news earlier this week - pure malarkey, a simple, solid dose of decent behavior and common sense can resound like a bell. Ghazala and Khizr Khan gave that, and more, in their appearance at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday..
Monday, July 25, 2016
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Friday, July 22, 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Saturday, July 16, 2016
I think that these difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
- Karen Blixen, letter to her brother, April 1931
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Saturday, July 9, 2016
A quiet weekend at home, and herewith few random notes on life chez nous, at least a part of which will explain the choice of dear Mrs. Mortenson Baker Monroe DiMaggio Miller indulging herself in a little treat...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
It's been far too long since we checked in on the gang over at What's My Line?, and here to do something about that are regulars Mr. Cerf, Mr. Daly, and Miss Kilgallen, joined by Mr. Linkletter and the enchanting Miss Betty White. They do well against some stiff competition, not least from a Mystery Challenger who was, indeed, to me a total mystery.
Monday, July 4, 2016
Sunday, July 3, 2016
Friday, July 1, 2016
So she's 100 today, this dewy-eyed ingenue. I suppose it's hindsight, but it seems to me that even here, at the very earliest end of her long journey, there's more to her than meets the eye. Now, some 80 years later, it's indisputable: Miss Olivia de Havilland is very much the real thing.