Monthly Archives: March 2012

Billy Idol & the Coral Castle- Testaments to Young Love

Many thirty- somethings will remember Billy Idol’s “Sweet Sixteen.”  A mild acoustic-tamed Billy Idol sings about the loss of a love with his typical sexy sneer. Few of us realize there is a real story behind the Video. The beginning … Continue reading

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Bluebeard: Fairy-tale or Horror?

The Parisian Charles Perrault helped to establish the modern day fairy tale. His novel “Stories or Fairy Tales from Past Times with Morals,” was written in 1697. Rather than the clean aseptic fairy-tales we have today, his stories read like … Continue reading

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World War One Photo: Mont St. Kemmel

In a shell hole… A brief respite;  return to mother earth.  Men that have seen too much bloodshed take a moment to shave.

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The Curious Combination of Beer and Mermaid

Her tale is a tragic one: attempting to be something she is not, and losing the man she loves.  In typical Disney fashion, her story is turned into a ‘happily ever after’ story. We know her as the “Little Mermaid,” … Continue reading

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Dainty

Fashioned to adorn flawless skin. Tucked into a corner of my gran’s jewelry box. Oh, if objects could speak, or ghosts return. The secrets that are held in these dainty  porcelain flowers might be known: a gift of love or … Continue reading

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