When Sonja Henie, a three-time Olympic gold winner, brought her new style of skating to Hollywood, she became one of the most popular stars of the day, second only to Shirley Temple and Clark Gable.
It takes a special person to appreciate silent films--you must have imagination, insight, and intuitiveness. Above all, you must feel a special bond with the past, as I do.
Photo-ceramic memorial tombstone portraits are one of the best things about exploring cemeteries.
Lady head vases are unique and fun to collect. Follow my journey as I learn about them and hunt for new ones for my personal collection!
Jennifer Jones is best known for her role in "The Song of Bernadette," winner of four academy awards, including best actress.
A collection of my favorite brass beds that I would love to own--in all shapes and sizes!
Watching Peggy Fleming in the 1968 Winter Olympics introduced me to and made me love figure skating!
Did you take ballet lessons as a child? I did, and today I often reminisce about days gone by and my "glory" days as a ballet dancer!
Twiggy, a stick-thin doe-eyed supermodel waif of the 1960s, is one of the most famous fashion icons of all time.
Cell phones . . . cell phones . . . everywhere you look . . . cell phones!
I have compiled a list of my fifty favorite masterpieces of all time--included are works by Van Gogh, Renoir, da Vinci, Monet, Botticelli, Bosch, El Greco, Tamara de Lempicka, Degas, and more!
Which character comes most to mind when you think of the Little Rascals? Alfalfa--famous for his off-key singing and waxed cowlick--of course!
The characters from Alice in Wonderland, the classic novel by Lewis Carroll, retain their status as one of the most popular subjects for artists to illustrate, almost 150 years later.
Charles Burchfield, an American artist famous for his American Scene paintings of the 1920s and '30s, incorporated unique symbols into his work to express moods, sounds, movement, and sensations.
John Steuart Curry is the lesser-known "Regionalist three" artist, a group which included Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood.
I'm a big-eye artist who's inspired by Blythe dolls and Margaret Keane--with a touch of fantasy added to the mix.
Who is the mother of big-eye art? Margaret Keane, of course! Her poignant paintings, mass produced as prints in the 1960s and '70s, captured the hearts of the masses and are popular once again.
Jasmine Becket-Griffith, an American Gothic fairy and fantasy artist, is one of the most prolific and beloved artists of all time!
A celebration of the 1960s TV sitcom, "I Dream of Jeannie," from a child of the '60s.