Monday Makeup Quotes Posted on Tuesday [01.20.15]

January 20, 2015

Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together.  – Elizabeth Taylor 

The most beautiful makeup for a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.  – Yves Saint Laurent 

Makeup can only make you look pretty on the outside but it doesn’t help if you’re ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the makeup. –  Audrey Hepburn


Friday Five [01.16.15]

January 16, 2015

You can’t go wrong with five Dorothy Parker gems.

  • “What fresh hell is this?” (Said when her phone would ring.)
  • “You can lead a horticulture, but you can’t make her think.”
  • “If you wear a short enough skirt, the party will come to you.”
  • “There’s a hell of a distance between wise-cracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wise-cracking is simply calisthenics with words.”
  • “If all the girls attending [the Yale prom] were laid end to end, I wouldn’t be at all surprised.”

A new book, Dorothy Parker Drank Here, to be released February 24th. It promises to be a good read. And look for my name in the acknowledgements. True story.

Where in the World Wednesday [01.14.15]

January 14, 2015

It’s back! The mildly-popular Where in the World Wednesday where I post a picture of myself, alone or with a friend(s) and you try to guess where I am. Let’s play!


That was then. This is now. [01.13.15]

January 13, 2015

Botticelli (c. 1470)

mother and child botticelli

Staudt (2015)

mother and child staudt