Drinking from the Kool-Aid…

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It’s the time of the season…

It’s the time of the season… for loving! (originally by The Zombies, but I’ve been feeling this Dave cover for a while… it just sounds like summer!) And I am loving all kinds of fun colors this Spring. Pops of bright with classic patterns like navy and white polka dots. You cannot screw this up! […]

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One of the low points

Let’s stop talking about clothing and wedding stuff for a hot second. I want to share a life experience not a lot of people will have in their life, but they need to respect and understand friends and family that go through this kind of situation. One of the lowest points in my life was […]

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OOTD

Well today I am dressed down a good bit due to having to help this AM for a couple hours on a project involving sending older files to archives. Not a bad job, just a little messy. Here is my OOTD, and yes, I am still learning with Polyvore. It is fun, but tedious! (blog […]

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Spring shopping

Well, it is currently 84 degrees here in Richmond today, and could be even hotter (it may well have been hotter earlier today!) before I leave work. However, I have many things on my to-do list that I must accomplish! I have the need for several spring items. I need to look for these things […]

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Classical music loves: Inception

Does anyone else here just adore classical music? Especially highly-charged, intense scores from film? Take Inception for example. The music carries the film! “Time” by Hans Zimmer is one of my favorites – not sure why but it gets me choked up a little bit! Here it is on the OST: Here it is live: […]

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Musical talent

You may have heard me mention before how I was trained for several years (10+) to be a professional classical singer (like Charlotte Church). Well, then I realized I did not want to go to a Conservatory in the U.S. and my family was not about to ship me abroad with no expert foreign language […]

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Parasol apparel

She’s unconditionally natural, with a composure that comes from a certain well-lived life.-quote from Parasol Sun I came across a new brand of clothing, Parasol, while working on my much-delayed pile of magazines. This brand was highlighted in the January 2012 Town & Country magazine – so check out that story if you still have […]

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Duke University, J. A. Jones Construction, and some family history

My great-great Grandfather with three of his sons, including my great-grandfather Raymond Jones, Sr., and Edwin L. Jones, Sr. which the below story involves. This photo may have been taken at the launching of a Liberty ship, when we ran the Brunswick and Panama City shipyards during WWII. For the 1912 Commencement, a father writes […]

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L’Odyssee de Cartier

One of my favorite advertisements right now is the special mini-movie by Cartier. Airing 3.5 minutes long, The Cartier Odyssey was done by the Marcel Agency, directed by Bruno Aveilland to celebrate Cartier’s 165th anniversary.This video is such a feast for the eyes! Cartier takes us from Imperial St. Petersburg, Russia to China and the […]

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