Today is the 95th birthday of famed photographer Richard Avedon. His iconic images capture the beauty, fragility, vulnerability, and life of his subjects that very few
The Music I listened to and loved in the 80s had an influence on me, it’s undeniable. Along with the books I read, the television
Today is the 117th birthday of the actor Gary Cooper. You don’t have to be a fan of Westerns to be a fan of High Noon
Today is the 85th birthday of the poet Rod McKuen. Anna Cottage requested we celebrate his life and I am more than happy to oblige.
Today is the 94th birthday of Marlon Brando. He was brilliant and beautiful. Have you seen A Streetcar Named Desire or On The Waterfront lately?
Today is the 111th birthday of Swifty Lazar. I am a sucker for a person in a pair of gigantic glasses (think of Iris Apfel and
Today is the 129th birthday of one half of one of the most elegant couples of the Jazz-Age-Lost-Generation-Paris-in-the-1920s: Gerald Murphy. I think that I first ‘discovered’
I have kept a journal since the summer of 1989, sometimes in notebook form, most recently in digital. I still have one, it is online
Today is the 132nd birthday of the photographer Edward Weston. His images are hauntingly beautiful. The world is a better place because he was in
Today is the 85th birthday of the woman that said I haven’t accomplished anything alone, but I was fortunate to be part of a revived feminist
Today is the 89th birthday of the photographer Bill Cunningham. He photographed street style for decades, so long he became a celebrity himself. Watch his
Today is the 96th birthday of the man who has provided us with one of my very favorite quotes that has become a personal mini-manifesto for