Elegance, part two
Sketch courtesy of Garance Dore at http://garancedore.fr In a recent article in the New York Times, Cathy Horn laid out this fall’s Five Fashion must-haves: * turtleneck * Theyskens’ ’Theory corduroy pants * Givenchy gold-banded black heels * Burberry mod dress * Miu Miu dress While most of the world does not earn enough to purchase anything on this list — perhaps except for...
Comedy of Errors
This weekend, I traveled south down the coast to Santa Cruz for a hike, dinner, and a delightful evening of theatre by William Shakespeare. Named after King Lear’s good daughter, Cordelia, I have long felt that many people (especially those of an English-major persuasion) expect me to be fully versed in all of William’s verses, sonnets, and plays. Alas, my knowledge is limited to some...
A not unblack dog was chasing a not unsmall rabbit across a not ungreen field.– George Orwell, Politics of the English Language, 1946
Asa Interview: "Live Your Dream" →
I discovered this awesome video on Twitter after doing a keyword search for “Asa.” Watch this interview (and checkout Lilly Naija) with rising French-born, Nigerian-raised star ASA, catch the flame, and inspire someone today with your positivity, compassion, and unique voice. Courtesy of http://www.lillynaija.com/2011/08/popular-nigerian-musician-bukola.html
It’s not what you planned, but this is your life. You’re still here. Listen....– Jack Kornfield
In my own worst seasons I’ve come back from the colorless world of despair by...– Barbara Kingsolver
Elegance, part one
(Georgia O’Keeffe in Hat by Alfred Stieglitz) Elegant people seem to float effortlessly through life’s long and loud parade with poise, polish, and humility. They have always captivated me. From the early vantage point of a ragamuffin child in hand-me-down clothes, the well-dressed and high-functioning adult parents of my friends bewitched me with the balanced and regular family...
Thank you for visiting TheSilverSeas. Please stop by anytime for tea and conversation — maybe some chocolate cake — whenever you want or need a dose of optimism, or to connect about projects, ideas, or dreams. I am a full grown idealist with over a decade of professional experiences. Let’s take a journey and make something. Love, Cordelia