Alice Claypoole Gwynne Vanderbilt as “Electric Light“ at the NYC Vanderbuilt Fancy Dress Ball
Standard Railroad Time began on November 18, 1883
Hymne a l'amour
It was a simple invitation to spend an autumn day in Westchester County. When I arrived Edith Piaf was singing “If You Love Me,” in French, in your kitchen. I was brought back to my childhood when the radio played in our kitchen all day. Back then Brenda Lee made “If You Love Me” popular, in America, in 1961. Piaf’s soulful rendition was to be our first song. You were surprised I knew who Piaf...
Eight million “tweeters” need to know the thoughts of Ashton Kutcher at any given moment. In our increasingly secular culture, in which technology gives us devices for false intimacy with each other, we access the WI-FI air waves constantly for mindless celebrity “twittering” that becomes headline news. Kutcher’s eight million “tweeters” took the attention of the cable news that could...
What is a Moral Compass?
Earth’s elements, lodestones, (iron ore) were first used to create environments for harmony, not navigation.