“…There are days when everything about us is
ethereal, scarcely outlined in the luminous atmosphere and yet distinct.”

Rainer Maria Rilke, tr. by John Linton, from a journal enrty featured in “The Journal of my Other Self,”

Vincent Van Gogh , Vase with Roses

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. 

The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”

Maud Hart Lovelace, “Betsy-Tacy and Tib”


Versailles Royal Opera, Versailles, France.


Vincent Van Gogh ‘Vase mit Rosen’ 
 Saint-Rémy, May 1890
The New Ritz Paris

The Exalted Queens by Sallon Frida
Chanel S/S 1994, Paris 1993

Valeria Leaking

“To talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop.”

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart