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David Richardson
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Thanksgiving
Norman Rockwell, Freedom From Want , 1943. Everyone knows who Norman Rockwell is.  Icon of Americana. Powerful title.  I hope this Thanksgiving and the holiday season to follow finds you free from want.  If not, my wishes are that you find what you need.  W...
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Changes
Changes (from Merriam Webster): To become different. How am I ever going to keep this post on topic? We hear change is good. How often do we hear this? Most of us hate change. It effects our comfort levels, securities, routines, expectations. It challenges ...
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There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
Last week's post, "It's Raining Men," was the first of a two-part series on portraiture. Today's title says it all.  As I stated last week, portraits are my favorite form of art, and my largest collection.  My women are just as dear to me as my men. They ha...
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It's Raining Men
First of a two-part series on portraits.  Portraits are my favorite kind of art, and the largest part of my collection. Portraits are paintings, photography, sculptures,
or other artistic representations of a person, in which the face and its
expression i...
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Hangin'
How's it hangin': an informal way to say hello to a fellow dude.
All it really means is, "how you doin'." Another example: "Hey dude, how's it hangin'?" "A little bit to the left." "How's it hangin'?" "Pitiful!" Have you ever walked into someone's home and...
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Pairs – Things That Come in Twos
  1957 photo of Sophia Loren and Jayne Mansfield at a Beverly Hills party meant to officially welcome
Loren to Hollywood. But the Italian bombshell found her spotlight
unexpectedly stolen by Mansfield. Loren confirms that, yes, she was thinking exactly wh...
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Bi–Buy–Bye
Bi: a combining form meaning “twice,” or “two,” used in the formation of compound words. Bipolar: characterized by both manic and depressive episodes. Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adult Americans, or
about 2.6% of the U.S. population ...
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Ring of Fire
Yesterday 60 knocked at my door.  I opened up and welcomed the new decade.  Left middle age and  entered into the Twilight Zone. Perhaps a ring of fire. In the 59th year of my life, I serendipitously collected six busts of Dante. What the hell does this mea...
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Fairies
  Fairy (from Merriam-Webster): 1: a mythical being of folklore and romance usually having diminutive human form and magic powers 2: (usually disparaging )  a male homosexual. Fairies we're all familiar with:  Tinker Bell: described by J.M. Barrie, author o...
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Shaken, Not Stirred, Chapter 1: Diamonds are Forever
" Shaken, not stirred " is Ian Fleming's British Secret Service agent James Bond's preferred preparation of his martini cocktails. Why the James Bond reference? Started a new job that will be "shaken not stirred." New client has the suavity of Agent 007.  H...
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